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Dark Web

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>What does Dark Web mean ?

The Dark Web (engl. dark net) is the World Wide Web content in so-called darknets and overlay networks. Users connect to each other manually via the Internet. The dark web forms a small part of the deep web, the part of the web that is not indexed by web search engines.


The darknets that make up the Dark Web include small peer-to-peer networks of private individuals as well as large, popular networks such as

  • Gate
  • I2P
  • Riffle

operated by public organizations.

How it works

Darknet websites can only be accessed through networks such as Tor and I2P. While Tor focuses on providing anonymous access to the Internet, I2P specializes in anonymous hosting of websites. Darknet encryption technology routes users’ data through numerous intermediate servers.

The complex system makes it almost impossible to reproduce the node path and decrypt the information layer by layer. Because of the multi-layered encryption system, websites are thus unable to track the IP and location of their users, and thus their identities.

Areas of use

The Dark Web is used, for example, for e-mail, discussion forums and whistleblowing, but also for illegal activities such as drug trafficking and exchanges for pedophiles and terrorists.

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