If you aren't familiar with Freenet, it's basically a decentralized, redundant, encrypted, and highly anonymous network, with darknet capabilities. Freenet is composed of many "nodes", each of which stores and serves content that has been uploaded or published to Freenet. So, if you upload a file, it's sent out to be mirrored on several different nodes. When you want to retrieve a file, the network of nodes are searched for pieces of the file until the whole file is downloaded. The more popular a file is, the more nodes will have it mirrored. Freenet is interesting because all communications are encrypted and innocuous - it's hard to tell you're using Freenet at all, and if you're found out it's nearly impossible to track specific files back to you. Furthermore, because it's decentralized, if you upload a site it gets mirrored by other nodes - you can take your node down and the site will still be accessible. Please see http://wiki.freenetproject.org/FrequentlyAskedQuestions
if you'd like to know more.
Obviously, Freenet goes hand-in-hand with night ops. Should this site go down, the community needs a safe place to regroup. To this end, I have established a freesite. Once you are running Freenet, point your browser to
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to access the freesite. Eventually I'm going to mirror all of the files hosted on this site on Freenet, and I'll start a discussion forum on FMS or Frost.
If you want to participate, install Freenet (http://www.freenetproject.org
) and check out the night ops freesite. Remember, the more popular a file is, the more it is mirrored and the more likely it is to successfully download.