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anoNet Alternatives

anoNet is described as 'In early 2005, a few people fed up with the way the Internet was heading, began in earnest to create a large wide area network that was secure and lived in its own space' and is an app in the security & privacy category. There are more than 10 alternatives to anoNet for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, BSD and Ubuntu. The best alternative is Tor, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like anoNet are Freenet, SoftEther VPN, Orbot and Snowflake Tor.

anoNet alternatives are mainly VPN Services but may also be Anonymizing Networks or Virtual LAN Software. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of anoNet.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux

In early 2005, a few people fed up with the way the Internet was heading, began in earnest to create a large wide area...

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

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  2. 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.

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  3. SoftEther VPN ("SoftEther" means "Software Ethernet") is one of the world's most powerful and easy-to-use multi-protocol VPN software. It runs on Windows, Linux, Mac, FreeBSD and Solaris.

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    Orbot

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Orbot is an open source Tor Proxy App for Android Phones. If the phone is rooted, it can even transparently route all phone internet traffic through the Tor network.

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  5. Snowflake is a system to defeat internet censorship. People who are censored can use Snowflake to access the internet. Their connection goes through Snowflake proxies, which are run by volunteers.

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  6. GNUnet is a framework for secure peer-to-peer networking that does not use any centralized or otherwise trusted services. A first service implemented on top of the networking layer allows anonymous censorship-resistant file-sharing.

    Besides command line tools, GNUnet provides a graphical user interface: gnunet-gtk. Here are some screenshots of gnunet-gtk and its features and ports.
  7. Cjdns is a networking protocol and reference implementation, founded on the ideology that networks should be easy to set up, protocols should scale up smoothly, and security should be ubiquitous.

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    Freegate

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Wine

    Freegate is an anti-censorship software for secure and fast Internet access. It was developed and maintained by Dynamic Internet Technology Inc. (DIT), a pioneer in censorship-circumvention operation.

    Warning

    The installer is detected as malicious by some antiviruses: https://www.virustotal.com/gui/file/20017fd064a42e743ecb6f6fd5b8b60efc21e7f3979b07fcd23a811514f23111

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  9. FreePN is the first completely free, completely open network dedicated to protecting your online privacy. Joining the network is easy: just download and install the app. No accounts, no registration, no setup. Once you start the app, you're already protected.

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  10. Yggdrasil

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    A proof-of-concept scalable IPv6 meshnet, featuring end-to-end encryption, a unique spanning tree routing algorithm and aiming to implement novel backpressure routing metrics.

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