• IPFS icon


    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD Self-Hosted Website

    IPFS is a global, versioned, peer-to-peer filesystem. It combines good ideas from Git, BitTorrent, Kademlia, SFS, and the web. It is like a single bittorrent swarm, exchanging git objects. IPFS provides an interface as simple as the HTTP web, but with permanence built in. You can also mount the world at /ipfs.IPFS could become a new major subsystem of the internet. If built right, it could complement or replace HTTP.


  • I2P icon


    Free Mac Windows Linux Android BSD Website

    I2P is an anonymizing network, offering a simple layer that identity-sensitive applications can use to securely communicate. All data is wrapped with several layers of encryption, and the network is both distributed and dynamic, with no trusted parties.

    Many applications are available that interface with I2P, including mail, peer-peer, IRC chat and others.


  • Diaspora icon


    Free Linux Web BSD Self-Hosted Ruby Website

    Diaspora is a federated social networking service, designed to be a more privacy-aware alternative to Small Facebook iconFacebook . Share what you want, with whom you want.

    Diaspora lets you sort your connections into groups called aspects. Unique to Diaspora, aspects ensure that your photos, stories and jokes are shared only with the people you intend.

    Diaspora makes sharing clean and easy – and this goes for privacy too. Inherently private, Diaspora doesn’t make you wade through pages of settings and options just to keep your profile secure.

    It is based on Small Ruby iconRuby , Small Ruby on Rails iconRuby on Rails


  • Freenet icon


    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD Website

    Freenet is free software which lets you anonymously share files, browse and publish "freesites" (web sites accessible only through Freenet) and chat on forums, without fear of censorship. Freenet is decentralised to make it less vulnerable to attack, and if used in "darknet" mode, where users only connect to their friends, is very difficult to detect.


  • Tor icon


    Free Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD Website

    Tor is free portable software and an open network that helps you defend against a form of network surveillance that threatens personal freedom and privacy, confidential business activities and relationships, and state security known as traffic analysis.

    Tor protects you by bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world: it prevents somebody watching your Internet connection from learning what sites you visit, and it prevents the sites you visit from learning your physical location. Tor works with many of your existing applications, including web browsers, instant messaging clients, remote login, and other applications based on the TCP protocol.


  • ZeroNet icon


    Free Mac Windows Linux Web gevent ... Self-Hosted NameCoin Python JavaScript Website

    ZeroNet uses cryptography (Bitcoin library) and BitTorrent DHT (centralized trackers) to build a distributed censorship-resistant network.

    Users can publish static or dynamic sites/applications into ZeroNet and visitors can choose to also serve the application/site. Sites /applications will remain on-line even if it is being served by only 1 peer.

    When a site/app is updated by its owner, all nodes (including previous visitors) serving that site/app, will receive only the incremental updates done to the site content (and in real time).

    Zeronet counts with a build-in Small SQLite iconSQLite database. This makes content-heavy site development easy. The database is also synced with hosting nodes with incremental updates.

    It is based on Small Python iconPython and Small JavaScript iconJavaScript.


  • Steemit icon


    Free Web Website

    Steemit gives users monetary rewards for any meaningful contribution to the platform. Of these contributions the most important are:

    • Creating or posting content which the other users consider valuable (like)
    • Finding valuable content and upvoting it

    The mechanism is designed so that the users decide what is valuable and who the rewards go to. Each user has a certain voting-power, which determines how much weight the vote has. More voting-power can be acquired by earning rewards or by purchasing it. There are also many other ways to contribute to the platform and earn rewards, but which are more technical. More information can be found on .

    Rewards are payed in a dollar-equivalent currency, which can be converted to any other currency. The currency can be easily used inside the steem-network by sending it directly to another user anywhere in the world. Users are payed interest if they invest the earned rewards in the platform.

    The Steemit -site is a front-end to the steem-blockchain. This means no content is censored, and the blockchain (all contents and history) can be accessed from any other current or future front-end. Anyone can freely create an app or frontend to the blockchain, but Steemit is the first and most complete one.

    Steemit requires no log-in for consuming content, but for posting, commenting and recieving rewards a username is needed. At the moment one can use a Reddit or Facebook profile to get started. Each new user gets 3$ to get started.