Definition of Deep Web in English:

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Deep Web


The part of the World Wide Web that is not discoverable by means of standard search engines, including password-protected or dynamic pages and encrypted networks: the biggest weakness of the Deep Web is also its greatest strength: it’s really hard to find anything
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  • Most of the invisible or deep web is made up of the contents of thousands of specialized searchable databases made available via the web.
  • No one has a really good estimate of how big the Deep Web is.
  • In 2001 he published a paper on the Deep Web that is still regularly cited today.
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