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Freenet (Community Networks)

  • By: Kevin Featherly
  • In: Encyclopedia of New Media
  • Edited by: Steve Jones
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies

The freenet movement comprised dozens of community-based bulletin board systems (BBSs), often based in a public library and accessible through the Telnet protocol, which made online public information available to local citizens. They usually were accessible through local phone ...

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