Main Entry:  darknet
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  any network or software that illegally distributes copyrighted digital files, such as music, with protection against detection
Example:  The existence of the darknet severely undermines all digital rights management initiatives.
Etymology:  2002
Usage:  computing
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