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The Web: getting deeper and more invisible

The view of the World Wide Web provided by general search engines, such as Google, is very limited. A recent study suggests that the “surface” Web (accessed by general search engines) consists of about 167 terabytes of information, whilst the “Deep” web holds about 91 000 terabytes. Special services have been developed to explore the Deep Web. Find out more . . .

Worried about personal information and Google?

There is often a surprisingly large amount of personal information that has found its way into the Google indexes: would you like to be informed when a site sends such information to Google? If so, and you use Mozilla Firefox as your browser and Windows XP, Windows 7 or Vista as your operating system, then Google Alarm could be just the application for you.