The term 'black network
' comes from the 'black market', where
taxes or government supervision is avoided.
A B/N is an Adhoc network
(mainly Wifi or LAN) that is not directly connected to the internet, used for sharing
Networks like this could span over large
areas, with the use of repeaters, cantenna's or dedicated network
cables, but are mainly very
They consist of a storage device connected to a router
, giving access to other users (eg neighbors, classmates, etc) to read (but not write or delete) data from the drive.
Once files are downloaded, they are put on a storage device.
They are shared over a separate net to multiple users.
They can be password
protected networks, that use custom P2P programs
(with access codes or passwords) for the transfer of files, but also could use the standard Windows Adhoc network
shared file system to copy or stream files over the network
Networks can quickly
clone themselves by cloning the harddrive, and installing it with a router
on another location,creating
a second network
Black networks often
are created to diminish
suspicion of the RIAA or other law organizations.
they are found in apartment complexes, boarding schools, or campusses,and amongst
internet techies or nerds.
They are also known as AdHoc
networks, or intranet networks.
Not all uses have to be illegal,
They can be used to play online games with friends, or provide a faster way to share legal