When people think about the dark web, they always associate it with drugs, child porn, weapons, hackers and other illegal activities. However, The Torist just made its debut on the dark web, which makes it the first literary magazine on the dark net. ”G.M.H.”, the anonymous co-founder of The Torist, wrote in an email to the media:
“There’s no reason our innocent activities—creative or mundane—should be wiretapped, and there’s every reason they shouldn’t be.”
In the post-Snowden, post-Panama Papers era, G.M.H. wants to introduce the dark web and encryption to the people with the magazine.
Poet and journalist Alissa Quart wrote the first two poems for the first issue of The Torist. She made this statement:
“I saw it as a place where there was criminality and black market activity, but also rebellion and political resistance. I thought a poem about Snowden and preserving data would speak to this audience in a different way than in a normal literary context. The web has made cultish literary fandom harder in some ways.”
What most people don’t know about the dark web that around 52% of the