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As some of you may know some of my passions revolve around P2P, online privacy, and open source apps. I have the privilege of being able to present an introductory article on one of my favorite new applications: MUTE.
This is a mouthful, but MUTE is a cross-platform, P2P, anonymous, and open source file sharing client/network. Keyword: Anonymous.
I’ll leave the intricacies up to the program’s author who also wrote the article, but if I may whet your appetite with one more buzz word… it uses mechanisms inspired by ant behavior.
I have this running on my iBook when in Linux or OS X, and a windows machine.
I urge you to give it a try it unless you want to end up on a Pepsi/iTunes commercial during the Superbowl. If you know what I mean.
Since the network is new the wealth of sharable material is a bit sparse in places, but give it a chance to grow. Legal pressure is sure to push more and more people off the current popular networks.