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CCNx Alternatives

CCNx is described as 'The vision of Project CCNx® is to develop, promote, and evaluate a new approach to a communication architecture called content-centric networking' and is a Privacy Tool. There are more than 10 alternatives to CCNx for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, BSD and Android. The best alternative is Tor, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like CCNx are I2P, Freenet, Snowflake Tor and GNUnet.

CCNx alternatives are mainly Anonymizing Networks but may also be VPN Services or VPN Clients. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of CCNx.
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  1. Tor icon

    Tor

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    59 alternatives to Tor 

    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. I2P icon

    I2P

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • BSD
    40 alternatives to I2P 

    The I2P network provides strong privacy protections for communication over the Internet. Many activities that would risk your privacy on the public Internet can be conducted anonymously inside I2P.

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    1.  DecentralizedI2P is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
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  3. Freenet icon

    Freenet

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    50 alternatives to Freenet 

    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...

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    1.  DecentralizedFreenet is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    2.  Ad-freeFreenet doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  4. Snowflake Tor icon

    Snowflake Tor

    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox
    209 alternatives to Snowflake Tor 

    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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    1.  Privacy focusedSnowflake Tor is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  DecentralizedSnowflake Tor is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
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  5. GNUnet icon

    GNUnet

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    52 alternatives to GNUnet 

    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.

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    1.  DecentralizedGNUnet is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    Besides command line tools, GNUnet provides a graphical user interface: gnunet-gtk. Here are some screenshots of gnunet-gtk and its features and ports.
    Search and download page with thumbnails (Windows XP, standard theme).


  6. FreePN icon

    FreePN

    • Linux
    • Gentoo Linux
    • Ubuntu
    254 alternatives to FreePN 

    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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    1.  Privacy focusedFreePN is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in FreePN without registration.
    3.  No TrackingFreePN will not track you or use your personal data.
    4.  DecentralizedFreePN is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    5.  AES-256 EncryptionFreePN has AES-256 Encryption, i.e. very strong security.
    6.  LightweightFreePN consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    7.  End-to-End EncryptionFreePN has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    8.  Anonymous ProxyFreePN protects your personal information by hiding your device identifying information.
    9.  No LogsFreePN doesn't keep any logs of your activities.
  7. Yggdrasil

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    197 alternatives to Yggdrasil 

    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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    1.  DecentralizedYggdrasil is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    2.  LightweightYggdrasil consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  End-to-End EncryptionYggdrasil has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
  8. i2pd (I2P Daemon) icon

    i2pd (I2P Daemon)

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Raspberry Pi
    • C++
    • I2P
    67 alternatives to i2pd (I2P Daemon) 

    I2P (Invisible Internet Protocol) is a universal anonymous network layer. All communications over I2P are anonymous and end-to-end encrypted, participants don't reveal their real IP addresses.

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  9. PirateBrowser icon

    PirateBrowser

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    162 alternatives to PirateBrowser 

    ThePirateBrowser is a bundle package of the Tor client ( Vidalia ), Mozilla Firefox Portable browser (with .

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    1.  PortablePirateBrowser can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Discontinued

    The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 1.0b, released in April 2015, can be downloaded from this archived version of the now closed website: https://archive.is/pdGHX

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  10. LibreMesh icon

    LibreMesh

    • FreeProprietary
    • Linux
    • OpenWrt
    • LEDE - Linux Embedded Development Environment
    22 alternatives to LibreMesh 

    LibreMesh is a set of modules extending the OpenWrt router distribution to create self-configuring wireless and wired mesh networks.

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    1.  DecentralizedLibreMesh is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
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