Microsoft is now using the name 'darknet' to refer to the overlay networks of
point to point filesharing in their Digital Rights Management (DRM) position
papers in conferences.
So, in the public eye, this neologism has probably now been taken to mean this
Rather than descend into hacker/cracker discussions, what is a good label to
use when referring to people who usurp unallocated IPv4 address space, and
arrange for it to be BGP visible in the classic DFZ network? I had thought
that *this* was being called the dark net, but I'm not confident that tag will
survive the behemoth...