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Glossary of Information Governance Terms

HIDDEN WEB (ALSO KNOWN AS DEEP WEB, INVISIBLE WEB)
  1. Context:
    Computing


    Definition:
    The sum of the Web pages that are not accessible to Web crawlers, usually because they are either dynamically generated by a user querying a database or password-protected or subscription-based.


    Example:


    Source:
    Introduction to Metadata, 2nd Edition, Getty Research Institute


See also

VISIBLE WEB