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Freenet 0.7.5.1479      

Size:   17.74MB

License:   FREEWARE

Publisher:  Visit Website | More Programs

Release Date:   2017-11-04

Submit Date:   2017-11-04

OS:  Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8/10

Downloads:   15939

Popularity:   Popularity:0/10


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Software Product Description

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Freenet is free software which lets you publish and obtain information on the Internet without fear of censorship. To achieve this freedom, the network is entirely decentralized and publishers and consumers of information are anonymous. Without anonymity there can never be true freedom of speech, and without decentralization the network will be vulnerable to attack.

Communications by Freenet nodes are encrypted and are "routed-through" other nodes to make it extremely difficult to determine who is requesting the information and what its content is.

Users contribute to the network by giving bandwidth and a portion of their hard drive (called the "data store") for storing files. Unlike other peer-to-peer file sharing networks, Freenet does not let the user control what is stored in the data store. Instead, files are kept or deleted depending on how popular they are, with the least popular being discarded to make way for newer or more popular content. Files in the data store are encrypted to reduce the likelihood of prosecution by persons wishing to censor Freenet content.

Note: Freenet will not run on anything older than Windows 2000 Professional (i.e. 95/98/ME), and in any case you should not run an operating system for which security support has been discontinued.

Requires Java Runtime Environment. Get It Here.

USER REVIEWS


Reviewer: -tom

Review Date: 2013-07-26

Pros: Great start to security on the Internet.

Cons: Needs a little more work and 'proof' of what servers you are using so you can verify anonymity.

Other Thoughts: TO THE LAST REVIEWER OF THIS SOFTWARE:
Why do you even submit a review IF YOU AREN'T GOING TO EVEN TRY IT? And, you rated it based on that. Absurd. You are not taking responsibility by doing this, so that is very hypocritical of you to judge something based on nothing but a THEORY or ASSUMPTION.

I was always taught that ASSUMPTION is the lowest form of intelligence.

4.53

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(19 Votes)

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