11 February 2015:
The "SUMA-EV -
Association for Free Access to Knowledge" (which operates the
search engine MetaGer.Net)
conferred the SUMA-Award 2014 to the Freenet Project.
See reports on Heise-Ticker (german) or Amander (english)
The SUMA-Award is endowed with 2.500 Euro and has been delivered to Arne
Babenhauserheide as a representative of the award winning project during the
SUMA-Kongress. While our (electronic) communication is subject to
surveillance by several actors we have to find out ways to secure it.
The freenet-project provides a specific software (you may download it
here: Freenet Software) which offers peer-to-peer
communication without any centralized servers or other similar technical devices. All data exists decentralized and encrypted on user's devices. A special darknet-mode allows you to restrict the peers to known friends.
The jury said that the freenet-project stands for and embodies protection against surveillance and censorship in an outstanding way.
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