OSDir: Introduction to Mute: Anonymous, Ant Behavior Based, File Sharing
Feb 25, 2004, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"MUTE is a new peer-to-peer (P2P) network that supports
anonymous file sharing, including search-and-download
functionality. Using mechanisms inspired by ant behavior, MUTE can
route information between two users without revealing the identity
of the users to each other or to the rest of the network. In the
wake of the recent RIAA lawsuits against individuals, MUTE has
received a surge of attention from users who are interested in
protecting the privacy of their online sharing activities.
"This article provides an introduction to MUTE and how it
protects the privacy of its users..."