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 (Free, Open Source), ZeroNet (Free, Open Source), Freenet (Free, Open Source) and I2P (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 23, 2021

    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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      Tor vs Project Maelstrom opinions
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      it has nothing to do with p2p torrenting
      Negative comment almost 2 years ago

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    2. 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.
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    3. ZeroNet uses cryptography (Bitcoin library) and BitTorrent DHT (centralized trackers) to build a distributed censorship-resistant network.
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    4. 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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    5. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Electron / Atom Shell
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      • 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.
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      It’s an actual web browser and it has peer-to-peer web capabilities built-in.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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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.
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      • Online
      • JSON
      • JavaScript
      • Go (Programming Language)
      Sia is a new decentralized cloud storage platform aimed at giving users control of their data. Data is split into hundreds of erasure coded pieces and encrypted locally, and then each piece is uploaded to a separate host.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
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      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Electron / Atom Shell
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      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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
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      • Linux
      • Online
      • Windows Mobile
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Java Mobile
      • Symbian S60
      • HP webOS
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      • Chrome OS
      • Windows S
      • Android Tablet
      • BSD
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      • iPad
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      • AROS
      • HTC Vive
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      • Apple TV
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      • Android Wear
      • Kindle Fire
      • Haiku
      • AmigaOS
      • Playstation
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      • 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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