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Welcome to the infoAnarchy wiki!
A wiki is a collection of web pages that anyone (including you!) can edit. This wiki contains information related to file sharing, copyright, the gift economy, cyber liberties, peer to peer research, information tools, and similar topics. All content contributed is in the public domain except where otherwise noted. (A basic log in creation is required to help avoid Wiki Spam.)
February 15, 2010
Anonymity/Filesharing: I2P 0.7.11 released. I2P is an anonymizing network, offering a simple layer that identity-sensitive applications can use to securely communicate. All data is wrapped with several layers of encryption, and the network is both distributed and dynamic, with no trusted parties.
January 17, 2010
April 23rd 2009
Encryption: FreeOTFE v4.71 and FreeOTFE Explorer v2.10 released - the first disk encryption system to be released which doesn't need administrator rights to be used "portably" (e.g. with USB sticks)
International: Copyright Term Reform
The Infoanarchist's Handbook
- Searching for music, applications, and other files of interest — Using Instant Messaging, Using File Sharing Networks, Using the Web, How to Search, Using Usenet, Using IRC
- Protecting your privacy — Encrypting your: e-mail, Chat, Encrypting Your File Sharing, Files, Network Links, Getting rid of spyware, Getting rid of pop-ups, Obscurity
Peer-to-Peer Journalism and collaborative writing
- Collaboration terms — Collaborative filtering, Collaborative writing, Content management system, Moderation, Peer-To-Peer Journalism, Scorefile, Weblog, Wiki Wiki Web
- Content management and collaborative journalism systems — Active2, Drupal, Scoop, Slashcode, PHPNuke, PostNuke, WikiWiki Software, Xoops, Typo3
- Collaborative writing websites — Drop.Org, Indymedia, infoAnarchy, Kuro5hin, Wikipedia, Recyclopedia, Consumerium, Disinfopedia, Metaweb, Empathy Collective
Peer-to-Peer Protocols, Applications, and file sharing
- Major File Sharing Applications — Blubster, eDonkey2000 (and related), DirectConnect and Gnucleus, Ares, Tesla, Winny, BitTorrent and various clients like Exeem and Azureus
- Open or Reverse-Engineered File-Sharing Protocols — Alpine, The Circle, Freenet, giFT, GNUnet, Gnutella, Mnet, Napster / OpenNap, WASTE, MUTE, ENTROPY, ANts
- Major Classes Of Peer-To-Peer Applications — Distributed file sharing, Distributed file storage, Distributed computing, Distributed hash table
- Websites & News — infoAnarchy, P2P Net, Filedonkey.Com, Slashdot, Slyck.com, Zeropaid.com, Streamerp2p.Com, MP3Board.com, V2V, PeerCast.Org, Secure Tunneling, Afterdawn, MP3 Newswire, OpenP2P, Infoshop
Peer-to-Peer-Related Problem Areas
- Terms — File sharing, Data haven, Hash-Link, Rating, Reputation, Trust, Troubleshooting, Performance, Measure, Identification, Closed Source, Documentation
- Software Problems — Adware, Spyware, Scumware, Vaporware, Bugs, Bottleneck, Footprint, Legacy, User Interface, Trojan Horse, Backdoor, Virus, Worm, Exploit
- Integration, Standards, Frameworks, Languages — Kademlia, Tristero, BEEP, REBOL, .NET, Mono, Semantic Web, WxWindows, Hailstorm, GNUe
- Common File formats, Platforms, Toolkits And Libraries, Architectures, Processors, Filesystems, Models
Copyright, Patents, Trademarks, and Cyber-Liberties
- Terms — Copyleft, Copyright, Patent, Public Domain, Trademark, Intellectual Property, Free speech, Free, Digital Rights Management, Fair Use, Prior Art
- Friends And Enemies — Civil liberty, fair use, and freedom of speech advocates versus corporations, John Ashcroft, and a moronic patent law system.
- The Halls Of The Dead — Where we mourn the loss of those things which have passed. P2P Clients, Websites, etc.
- Conversion Tools - from one file format to another
- Operating System(s) — BeOS, BSD, DOS, ELKS, GNU/Hurd, OS/2, GNU/Linux (Linux), Macintosh, Minix, QNX, ReactOS, Solaris, Symbian OS, Windows
- Chat Clients — Internet Relay Chat, Instant Messenger, Persistent Online Worlds, Tele/Videoconferencing, social networking
- E-mail clients and Groupware — Evolution, Eudora, KMail, Mahogany, Mutt, Pegasus, Pine, Sylpheed, Chandler, Mozilla Mail/News, Foxmail, Gnus
- Web browsers — Arachne, Dillo, Internet Explorer, Konqueror, Links, Lynx, OmniWeb, Opera, Safari, Skipstone, w3m, Gecko-Based Browsers: K-Meleon, Netscape Navigator, Firefox, Mozilla, Galeon, Camino.
- Web filters (Ad-Filters, selective site banning, etc): FilterProxy, Internet Junkbuster, Muffin, Privoxy (GPL), The Proxomitron (Windows), WebCleaner, Swiftsurf
- Other circumvention — Cracks And Serials
Other Popular Subjects
As a wiki, contributors are free to go on wild tangents. We have been blessed by a significant number of contributions in a range of interesting fields:
- Art, Culture, Economics, Games, Music, Movies, Television
- Government — Politics, Ideology, Activism
- Mass media, Journalism, Information and Activism Websites
- Internet Trends — a list of recent Internet Innovations that are worth keeping an eye on
- Religion — Evil, Bad Guys, Oppression and the Holy Grail
- Sayings — common internet abbreviations
- Science — including Technology, Communications and Knowledge
- Vegetarianism — Veganism, Ethics and Environmentalism
- Donations — Tracking donations and expenditures (inactive).
- infoAnarchy Requests For Enhancement — RFEs and chatter about how iA's iA Wiki can be improved.
- iA Wiki Talk — General discussion on the content of this Wiki.
- iA Wiki Culture — social elements specific to this wiki.
- Name Pages — An attempt to maintain a list of the individuals who have personal "Name Pages" on this wiki, usually regular contributors.