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  1. darknet(Noun)

    a closed private network of computers used for file sharing.


  1. Darknet

    A darknet is an anonymizing network where connections are made only between trusted peers — sometimes called "friends" — using non-standard protocols and ports. Darknets are distinct from other distributed P2P networks as sharing is anonymous, and therefore users can communicate with little fear of governmental or corporate interference. For this reason, Darknets are often associated with dissident political communications and illegal activities. More generally, the term "darknet" can be used to describe all non-commercial sites on the Internet, or to refer to all "underground" web communications and technologies, most commonly those associated with illegal activity or dissent.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of darknet in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of darknet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ron Gula:

    Commercial intelligence services, which monitor technologies associated with darknet, can be used to alert if sensitive information about your company has been shared.

  2. Mark Turnage:

    The darknet is that part of the Internet where most people don’t go — for a reason, it is the black market of the Internet — where stolen information is bought and sold. It is where illegal transactions take place.

  3. Mark Turnage:

    OWL is the early warning system for the darknet — we watch what is happening 24/7, and can alert companies and consumers to the presence of their data, IP, goods, and confidential information being online—often before it is exploited before the bad guys, we believe OWL's database of darknet content is the largest in the world outside the federal government.

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