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Gossple

Gossple aims at radically changing the navigation on the Internet by placing users affinities and preferences at the heart of the search process. Complementing traditional search engines, Gossple will turn search requests into live data to seek the information where it ultimately is: at the user. Gossple precisely aims at providing a fully decentralized system, auto-organizing, able to discover, capture and leverage the affinities between users and data.

Faroo

FAROO is a universal web search engine based on peer-to-peer technology. It uses a distributed crawler that stores search data on users' computers instead of a central server. Whenever a user visits a website, it is automatically indexed and distributed to the network. Ranking is done by comparing usage statistics of users, such as web pages visited, amount of time spent on each page, and whether the pages were bookmarked or printed.

GigaTribe

GigaTribe is a peer-to-peer file sharing network. Originally developed in France (2005), its American version was launched in November 2008. It offers free and paid versions; with the paid version users may restrict access to their encrypted files to a group of trusted friends

Wuala

Wuala is secure cloud storage, a haven in the cloud to store your files. You can safely access and share your files with friends, family, and co-workers.

Joost

Joost was an Internet TV service, created by Niklas Zennström and Janus Friis (founders of Skype and Kazaa). During 2007-2008 Joost used peer-to-peer TV (P2PTV) technology to distribute content to their Mozilla-based desktop player; in late 2008 this was migrated to use a Flash-based Web player instead.

Napster

Napster is a name given to two music-focused online services. It was originally founded as a pioneering peer-to-peer file sharing Internet service that emphasized sharing audio files, typically music, encoded in MP3 format. The original company ran into legal difficulties over copyright infringement, ceased operations and was eventually acquired by Roxio.

Buddy Backup

BuddyBackup lets you back up your files to your friends, family and colleagues' computers for free. This means you get safe and secure online and "off-site" backups of your data without having to pay a third party company.

Freenode

freenode is a special-purpose, not a general-purpose, discussion network, currently implemented on Internet Relay Chat (IRC). It exists to support specific communities. It provides an interactive environment for coordination and support of peer-directed projects, including those relating to free software and open source. Our aim is to help our participants to improve their communicative and collaborative skills and to maintain a friendly, efficient environment for project coordination and technical support.

MOOCs

A Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is an online course aimed at unlimited participation and open access via the web. In addition to traditional course materials such as videos, readings, and problem sets, MOOCs provide interactive user forums that help build a community for students, professors, and teaching assistants (TAs). MOOCs are a recent development in distance education.

Openp2pdesign.org

Open P2P Design was developed at the intersection of many different disciplines, processes and tools, in order to make it possible for a community to co-design a collaborative activity in which to participate together. The methodology takes concepts, processes and tools from Activity Theory (Psychology), Service Design, Social Network Analysis, Action Planning (Urbanism) in order to design an activity in a collaborative way: with Open P2P Design we can analyze, design or re-design an existing or a new activity taking into account both the community and the business that enable it.

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