Dark Web

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The Dark Web is part of what we know as the Deep Web. In fact, it represents approximately 0.1% of it. This portion of the Internet is intentionally hidden from conventional search engines by masking IP addresses. This section of the network is commonly associated with illicit activities such as drug trafficking, child pornography, and so on. However, the Dark Web also contains numerous “normal” websites that simply have restricted access.

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