#Cyberculture: “The Censorship Resistant Anonymous P2P Network is 20 Years Old

Peer-to-peer technology was hot in the early 2000s, with many developers building their own networks, protocols, or applications.

Napster was considered the poster child for these early developments but, soon after, iconic names such as LimeWire, Freenet, and BitTorrent emerged. These technologies would grow out to become game-changers.


Governments and authorities all around the world are trying to control the information flow by putting restrictions or blocking websites in a particular region. So people are searching for tools like VPN to jump these fences and access the open internet. One of the effective ways to do this is to use Tor Browser. How does Tor browser work? In its simplest form, Tor uses a set of nodes — called relays — to mask your identity when you try to visit a website. These relays help keep your data private from websites and your Internet Service Provider (ISP).

Silicon Valley’s Sex Censorship Harms Everyone

The post-FOSTA internet often silences sex workers, queer users, and artists, furthering puritanical ideas about sexuality.

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