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Adeona: A Free, Open Source System for Helping Track and Recover Lost and Stolen Laptops

Adeona: A Free, Open Source System for Helping Track and Recover Lost and Stolen Laptops
(Update, October 2009.) Adeona depends on the availability of a separate service, OpenDHT. On July 1, OpenDHT was taken down. We have taken the opportunity to set up OpenDHT again on PlanetLab, under our administration. However, we are still testing our OpenDHT infrastructure. Therefore, at this time we are not encouraging new downloads of Adeona. is here to help you beat internet filtering! Vtunnel is here to protect your anonymity online! Vtunnel is here to help you get to the websites you want to go to online. Many organizations these days block access to sites like myspace, gmail, even google search! I find that claiming that filters are there to keep schoolkids learning rather than goofing off, and then going ahead and blocking a primary means of research such as google search, is hypocritical and even dangerous. Thanks to sites like this one however, you can fight back and access the web the way it was meant to be accessed. By browsing the web through our service, the majority of the blocked websites you want to go to can be accessed again.

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