The Hidden Wiki

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The Hidden Wiki
The Hidden Wiki logo.png
Commercial? No
Type of site Internet directory
Registration Optional
Available in English
Launched 2005[1] - 2007[2]
January 2009 (relaunched)
Current status Online

The Hidden Wiki is a censorship-resistant wiki operating as a Tor hidden service that anyone can anonymously edit. The main page serves as a directory of links to other .onion sites.


As a hidden service, The Hidden Wiki operates through the .onion pseudo top-level domain which can be accessed only by using Tor or a Tor gateway.[3] Its main page provides a community-maintained link directory to other hidden services, including links to money laundering, contract killing, cyber-attacks for hire, contraband chemicals, and bomb making. The rest of the wiki is essentially uncensored and offers links to sites hosting child abuse images.[4]

See also


  1. ^ "Hidden Wiki et al.". 6 April 2005. 
  2. ^ "The end of The Hidden Wiki on Tor". 7 July 2007. 
  3. ^ Gallagher, Sean (23 October 2011). "Anonymous takes down darknet child porn site on Tor network". Ars Technica. Retrieved 10 February 2012. 
  4. ^ Williams, Christopher (27 October 2011). "The Hidden Wiki: an internet underworld of child abuse". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 25 January 2012. 


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