Archive for the 'Freenet' Category

Another Internet Inventor In Favor Of Throttling P2P

Lawrence Roberts is one of those names that most people using the Internet have probably never heard or read before.  He’s one of the people that were involved in developing what has come to be the Internet that we all use today.  Specifically, He did a lot of the groundbreaking work in “networking through data packets”

Thingamablog Templates And Freenet 0.5

Recently I wrote about a project Modifying Thingamablog For Freenet 0.5 and while I have not yet been able to solve the puzzle of how to make the needed mods for the current version of Thingamablog, I have run into a problem with the templates. Thingamablog uses tags within the templates that need to be […]

Modifying Thingamablog For Freenet 0.5

When I started my first blog, I was using thingamablog to do it with.  I’ve long since converted to WordPress but I remember it well.  It was actually a decent program. Then on the latest edition of the flog “My Two Cents Worth(freenet link*)” there’s talk of a version that’s been modified so that it’s […]

Freenet 0.7.0 release candidate 1 released

First, I’ll quote the “official” announcement that appeared on the Freenet support list this morning: Freenet is a global peer-to-peer network designed to allow users to publish and consume information without fear of censorship.  To use it, you must download the Freenet software, available for Windows, Mac, Linux and other operating systems.  Once you install […]

Japan to Cut Internet Access for Winny Users

Japan’s four main Internet provider organizations have gotten together and worked out an arrangement where they’re going to be cutting Internet access to people using the “WinNy” P2P file sharing program. Their big reason for this is the big battle against piracy.  They’re claiming that most of the files being traded by the 1.75 million […]