The internet is an open world of possibilities. The options of what you can do online are absolutely endless. You can find information about any topic, speak to friends, chat to strangers and even make some money. Still, there are some things that you can do online and should avoid at all costs. If you don’t, you could find yourself in serious trouble.
Entering The Deep Web
You can think of the section of the web that appears through search engines as the tip of the iceberg. The rest of it is hidden underwater and unmapped. In can only be accessed through a special server that you should never use. Almost everything on the deep web is illegal and ‘I was just curious’ won’t hold up as an excuse if you are caught.
This subreddit exists to debunk urban legends and share real verifiable information from the far reaches of the Tor dark web.
Buying Into Get Rich Quick Schemes
You’ll find a lot of them online, and they always start with a friendly video. Someone will offer a beaming smile and a way that you can make a fortune. Why don’t more people use the option they’re providing? Well, they are idiots of course! This one time offer is just for you, and it will only cost you…see the problem? It’s not something for nothing, it’s nothing for everything.
Multilevel Marketing: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
In the past piracy was quite easy but things are getting more complicated for illegal downloaders. Punishments have become more strict over the last few years. If you do get caught you won’t get a slap on your wrists, they’ll be clamped in irons. This is one of the reasons why you should look into using a VPN. As seen below, it protects your anonymity online, just incase you accidentally stumble on an illegal download site.
The state of PC piracy in 2016