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Freenet is a peer-to-peer platform for censorship-resistant communication and publishing.

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  1. Freenet build 1485 released

    2020-02-14

    Freenet 0.7.5 build 1485 is now available.This release adds checking for Ogg Theora video files thanks to redwerk: Freenet can now display video safely.For files whose size does not shrink a lot by compression, compression is now skipped. This should...

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  2. Statistical results without false positives check are most likely wrong

    2019-09-09

    Like every other privacy network, Freenet is a target of statistical attacks to trace the activity of its users.Studies that investigated tracing Freenet users were built on unrealistic idealized setups or simplistic routing, so that their results...

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  3. Freenet build 1484 released

    2019-03-23

    Freenet 0.7.5 build 1484 is now available.This release fixes the last blocking problems with the new build based on gradle and JNA and adds new features.Thesnark discovered a way to circumvent the content filter, which was fixed by operhiem1. This bug...

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  4. Freenet build 1483 released

    2018-11-18

    Freenet 0.7.5 build 1483 is now available. [overview]This build is the second step to fix increased resource consumption in release 1481: the peer count is reduced.the thread priority on Windows is below normal instead of background. There were many...

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Why we do this

I worry about my child and the Internet all the time, even though she's too young to have logged on yet. Here's what I worry about. I worry that 10 or 15 years from now, she will come to me and say Daddy, where were you when they took freedom of the press away from the Internet
/ Electronic Frontier Foundation