• Entry
  • Reader's guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index

Freenet (File-Sharing Network)

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

Freenet is an application for sharing computer files of all kinds (music, text, video, and so on) over the Internet while protecting the confidentiality of the data source and its recipient. The goal is to develop the potential of computer networks ...

    • Loading...
    locked icon

    Sign in to access this content

    Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

    • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
    • Read modern, diverse business cases
    • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles