“With the first link, the chain is forged. The first speech censored, the first
thought forbidden, the first freedom denied, chains us all irrevocably.” —
Captain Picard, quoting Judge Aaron Satie (The
What is Freenet?
Freenet is free software which lets you publish and obtain information on the Internet
without fear of censorship. To achieve this freedom, the network is entirely decentralized
and publishers and consumers of information are anonymous. Without anonymity there
can never be true freedom of speech, and without decentralization the network will
be vulnerable to attack.