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An introduction to GNUnet

http://lwn.net

Anonymity and deniability in distributing information are two of the goals of the GNUnet project. At its heart, GNUnet is a mechanism to share content with others without revealing who generated the content or who accessed it. It also provides intermediate nodes in the network with the ability to deny knowledge of the contents of any traffic they forward because they are unable to decrypt it.

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FrostWire a peer to peer opensource software for linux

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FrostWire is a peer-to-peer file sharing program for the Gnutella and BitTorrent protocols. FrostWire is written in Java, and is a fork of LimeWire, another popular Gnutella client. Released under the GNU General Public License, FrostWire is free software and is a good alternative for Limewire.

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There is such a thing as peer money

http://www.justlol.net

"...peer production is about the social production of value, directly through social relations [...] For peer to peer self aggregation to occur, we need distributed infrastructures [...] Peer to peer is about non-rival goods that can be reproduced at marginal cost and abundantly.

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Quote of the Day: RMS on Peer-to-Peer for Collaborative Applications

http://lists.gnu.org

RMS: « It is very important to promote peer-to-peer methods of doing various collaborative tasks, because servers cause issues of control vs freedom, and peer-to-peer is the only way to avoid them. »

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Peer-to-peer searching and sharing of electronic documents -- Paul Stacey (october 2004)

http://arrow.dit.ie

"Peer-to-peer systems have existed since the first incarnation of the Internet. In recent times the Internet has taken on a more hierarchical form, power has been taken away from the individual and placed in the hands of operators of large servers. However, with the re-emergence of p2p the individual is gaining more freedom.

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Design in a P2P world: interview by Julien McHardy

http://blog.p2pfoundation.net

"I met Julien McHardy, who is doing a master thesis at the Glasgow School of Art on the role of design in the creation of creative communities, during my lecture at the Urban Learning Space where I was invited by Yvonne Kincaid in April 2008.

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Secure Calling Initiative Reaches Second Milestone

http://lxer.com

"...GNU Telephony Secure Calling is intended to make it both possible, and easy, for individuals, private organizations, and public institutions to deploy secure realtime voice and video communications (VoIP) both in closed and openly accessible networks, and to do so in a manner which helps make passive and warrantless communication intercept of private communication a thing of the past.

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