The internet is much deeper than what you access daily. It consists of approximately five million terabytes of data, but the web searches index only 200 terabytes. This makes 0.004% of the internet accessible to the public, while 99.996% is hidden and inaccessible by the standard search engines.
The unindexed part of the internet is the deep web, while a larger portion of the deep web is the dark web. Most people can’t easily access because it conjures thoughts of illegal drug sales, fraud, and other criminal acts. However, the reality is that much of the content and activities on the internet deepest part are clear and not illegal.
The dark and the deep web can be a safe place to visit for everyone. But to know how these webs are more than just illegal marketplaces, it’s crucial to explore these hidden parts of the internet in detail.
What makes the Internet
The world wide web is divided into three different categories; the surface web, the deep web, and the dark web. The following table gives a quick overview of the differences between the three: