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Project Maelstrom Alternatives

Project Maelstrom is described as 'torrent-based distributed web browser developed by BitTorrent, Inc' and is an app in the file sharing category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Project Maelstrom for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, BSD and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Tor, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Project Maelstrom are IPFS, I2P, ZeroNet and Freenet.

Project Maelstrom alternatives are mainly Anonymizing Networks but may also be VPN Services or File Sync Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Project Maelstrom.
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Project Maelstrom is a torrent-based distributed web browser developed by BitTorrent, Inc.

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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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    it has nothing to do with p2p torrenting

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    IPFS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted

    IPFS is a global, versioned, peer-to-peer filesystem. It combines 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.

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  3. 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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    ZeroNet

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • gevent
    • Self-Hosted
    • NameCoin
    • Python
    • JavaScript

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

    Discontinued

    The last release is from September 2019.

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  5. 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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    Beaker browser

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Electron / Atom Shell
    • JavaScript
    • Dat

    Beaker is a an experimental peer-to-peer web browser based on Hyper protocol. It's licensed MIT, and supports plugins for adding new protocols and Web APIs.

    Discontinued

    No updates for 2 years, no access to Hyper websites, can't run normal like a browser, not safe.

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    It’s an actual web browser and it has peer-to-peer web capabilities built-in.

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  7. 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.
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    Sia

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Online
    • JSON
    • JavaScript
    • Go (Programming Language)

    Sia is a new decentralized cloud storage platform aimed at giving users control of their data.

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    Hypercore Protocol

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Electron / Atom Shell
    • JavaScript

    Hypercore Protocol is a peer-to-peer data network built on the Hypercore logs. Hypercores are signed, append-only logs. They're like lightweight blockchains without the consensus algorithm.

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  10. HTTP icon

    HTTP

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Windows Mobile
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Java Mobile
    • Symbian S60
    • HP webOS
    • Blackberry
    • Chrome OS
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • OSVR
    • AROS
    • HTC Vive
    • Self-Hosted
    • Blackberry 10
    • PlayBook
    • Apple Watch
    • Apple TV
    • Playstation VR
    • Android Wear
    • Kindle Fire
    • Haiku
    • AmigaOS
    • Playstation
    • Fire TV
    • Gear VR
    • Pebble
    • Roku
    • Daydream
    • Chromecast
    • Xbox
    • MorphOS
    • Oculus Rift

    is an application protocol for distributed, collaborative, and hypermedia information systems.[1] HTTP is the foundation of data communication for the World Wide Web.

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