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Anonymous Is My Name -A Survey Paper on DarkWeb

B. R. Kavya, G. R. Vaishnavi, N. Sushmitha


In the current world every transaction is online. In order to make the transactions and operations easier, technology and internet is used in every walk of life. The content which we are accessing through popular web browsers are only in the surface level of web. But the web space which was built and used for communication and maintenance of confidential information is now being a place where brutal and illegal activities are happening on a large scale, the place which is called –the dark web. It is portrayed as a den of mysterious and illegal activity. This paper illustrates the survey on the whereabouts of the dark web, its current usage in various activities, the technique of anonymity and a few relevant case studies.


The Onion Router, Anonymous, Illegal, Deep Web, Dark Web.

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