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Freenet
History[edit] The origin of Freenet can be traced to Ian Clarke's student project at the University of Edinburgh, which he completed as a graduation requirement in the Summer of 1999.[9][10][11] Ian Clarke's resulting unpublished report "A distributed decentralized information storage and retrieval system" (1999) provided foundation for the seminal paper written in collaboration with other researchers, "Freenet: A Distributed Anonymous Information Storage and Retrieval System" (2001).[12][13] According to CiteSeer, it became one of the most frequently cited computer science articles in 2002.[14] The distributed data store of Freenet is used by many third-party programs and plugins to provide microblogging and media sharing,[16] anonymous, decentralised version tracking,[17] blogging,[18] a generic web of trust for decentralized spam resistance,[19] Shoeshop for using Freenet over Sneakernet,[20] and many more. Features and user interface of the Freenet[edit] Content[edit] Network[edit] Frost

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