Simply put, no it is not illegal to access the dark web. In fact, some uses are perfectly legal and support the value of the “dark web.” On the dark web, users can seek out three clear benefits from its use: User anonymity. Virtually untraceable services and sites.
Is it safe to enter deep Web?
The deep web is a pretty safe place, especially when you compare it with the dark web. The dark web represents a sliver of the deep web. Dark web websites are often associated with illegal activity — but not all of them. Accessing content on the deep web is relatively safe.
Does DuckDuckGo hide your IP?
Does DuckDuckGo use Tor?
DuckDuckGo operates a so-called Tor exit enclave, which means you can get end-to-end anonymous and encrypted searching. While many websites and search engines collect data on you to sell to advertisers, DuckDuckGo takes a different approach – keywords.