The darknet is a network of computers that are not usually accessible to the public. It is usually used for illegal activities, such as buying and selling drugs and weapons.

  • The darknet is used to buy and sell drugs.

  • The darknet is used to download illegal files.

Definition of darknet


(network) A network of computers that can only be accessed using special software, configuration, or authorization, usually characterized by the anonymization of users, participating hosts, or both.

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