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Deep Web

The deep web refers to the portion of the internet that is not indexed by search engines and is not easily accessible to the general public. Unlike the dark web, which requires special software or configurations to access, the deep web can be accessed through standard web browsers, but the content is not visible through search engine results.

Because many deep web sites are frequently linked to illegal actions like drug trafficking, cybercrime and black market sales, the deep web is occasionally incorrectly referred to as the “dark web”, although they are not really the same thing.