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deep Web

(1) See deep link.

(2) Sometimes, the "dark" Web is erroneously used to mean the deep Web (definition #3 below). See dark Web.

(3) The deep Web is content that is not found on a Google, Yahoo! or Bing search because it has been coded to keep the search engines from indexing it. The total Deep Web content is hundreds of times larger than the public Web ("surface Web").

Also known as the "invisible Web" and "hidden Web," viewing such content is accomplished by going to the desired website and typing the query into the site's search box. Countless sites make their content available to the public in this manner, and registration may be required. Such sites may be free or paid as well as password protected.

Deep Web content resides within databases on the site's servers and not within the actual Web pages. However, search tools do exist that can query deep Web content. See LexiBot.


The Deep Web Is Much Larger
There is much more data contained in the deep Web than what is visible on the public Web.
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The deep web lurks just below the surface with countless sites that do not show up in search queries because they actively block search engines and are not linked to from other sites.
(6) Deep web Websites that are difficult to access, used for applications such as collecting information and sharing tools.
Italian police claim Herba tried to sell his victim for 300,000 Bitcoins on the "deep web".
The dark web is a sub-section of the "deep web," a part of the Internet that is not indexed by search engines.
Unlike the surface web (public information available to search engines) and the deep web (online information requiring credentials, like banking sites or paid firewalls), the darknet is only accessible with special tools and software.
These criminal groups use the Internet to promote illicit activities (such as recruitment, money laundering, extortion, and other nefarious interests) conducted on the Deep Web, the Dark Web, or the Dark Net, an area of the Internet encrypted from end-to-end and accessible only with special privileges since communications within the Deep Web use programs such as The Onion Router (TOR).
When libraries add Linked Library Service and NoveList Select for Linked Data, they'll bring even more of their collections out from beneath the deep web and turn them into the searchable and discoverable resources patrons are already looking for.
Organisations should be monitoring both the surface and deep web for indications of compromise.
"And if brothers and sisters are constantly distracted by their technology then they are not making eye contact, bonding, talking." The web expert also pointed out 99% of internet content is within the Deep Web or Dark Net.