What is the Deep Web?

The Deep Web refers to the vast portion of the internet that is not indexed by standard search engines like Google, Bing, or Yahoo. This includes any web content that is not accessible through conventional web browsers or search engines. The Deep Web consists of dynamically generated content, pages behind paywalls, private databases, password-protected websites, and other forms of content that aren’t easily accessible or indexed.
Many parts of the Deep Web are perfectly legal and innocuous, such as private company databases, academic resources, medical records, and other sensitive information that is not meant for public consumption. However, because it is not indexed by search engines, accessing content in the Deep Web often requires specific knowledge, credentials, or access permissions.
Contrary to popular belief, the Deep Web is not synonymous with the Dark Web, which is a small portion of the Deep Web that is intentionally hidden and often associated with illegal activities.


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