I2P Compared to Other Anonymous Networks. There are a great many other applications and projects working on anonymous communication and I2P has been inspired by much of their efforts.
This is not a comprehensive list of anonymity resources - both freehaven's Anonymity Bibliography and GNUnet's related projects serve that purpose well. That said, a few systems stand out for further comparison. The following are discussed on this page: Tor / Onion Routing. ANONYMITY & PRIVACY. [ English | German ] Protection of Privacy on the Internet JAP (called JonDo in the scope of the commercial JonDonym anonymous proxy servers - AN.ON remains free of charge) makes it possible to surf the internet anonymously and unobservably.
Without Anonymization, every computer in the internet communicates using a traceable Address. That means: the website visited, the internet service provider (ISP), and any eavesdropper on the internet connection can determine which websites the user of a specific computer visits. Tor: anonymity online. New Service Makes Tor Anonymized Content Available to All. Two veteran coders have teamed up to create a kind of Google for the anonymous underweb.
Aaron Swartz, a Reddit developer, and Virgil Griffith, creator of WikiScanner, have created a new service called tor2web that gives users access to website hosted anonymously on the Tor network. Though Tor — "the onion router" — is more famous as a privacy tool designed to prevent tracking of where a web user surfs on the internet, since 2004 the system has allowed users to host servers as well. Unlike conventional servers, these Tor "hidden services" cannot normally be traced to the person operating them. PrivacyBox.