Decentralized websites using Bitcoin crypto and the BitTorrent network - https://zeronet.ioWhy? We believe in open, free, and uncensored network and communication. No single point of failure: Site remains online so long as at least 1 peer is
serving it. No hosting costs: Sites are served by visitors. Impossible to shut down: It's nowhere because it's everywhere. Fast and works offline: You can access the site even if Internet is
unavailable. Features Real-time updated sites Namecoin .bit domains support Easy to setup: unpack & run Clone websites in one click Password-less BIP32
based authorization: Your account is protected by the same cryptography as your Bitcoin wallet Built-in SQL server with P2P data synchronization: Allows easier site development and faster page load times Anonymity: Full Tor network support with .onion hidden services instead of IPv4 addresses TLS encrypted connections Automatic uPnP port opening Plugin for multiuser (openproxy) support Works with any browser/OS How does it work? After starting zeronet.py you will be able to visit zeronet sites using
http://127.0.0.1:43110/1HeLLo4uzjaLetFx6NH3PMwFP3qbRbTf3D). When you visit a new zeronet site, it tries to find peers using the BitTorrent
network so it can download the site files (html, css, js...) from them. Each visited site is also served by you. Every site contains a content.json file which holds all other files in a sha512 hash
and a signature generated using the site's private key. If the site owner (who has the private key for the site address) modifies the
site, then he/she signs the new content.json and publishes it to the peers.
Afterwards, the peers verify the content.json integrity (using the
signature), they download the modified files and publish the new content to
other peers. Slideshow about ZeroNet cryptography, site updates, multi-user sites » Frequently asked questions » ZeroNet Developer Documentation » Screenshots
More screenshots in ZeroNet docs »
How to join
Download ZeroBundle package:
Run ZeroNet.exe (win), ZeroNet(.app) (osx), ZeroNet.sh (linux)
tar xvpfz ZeroBundle-linux64.tar.gz
Start with ./ZeroNet.sh
It downloads the latest version of ZeroNet then starts it automatically.Manual install for Debian Linux sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install msgpack-python python-gevent wget https://github.com/HelloZeroNet/ZeroNet/archive/master.tar.gz tar xvpfz master.tar.gz cd ZeroNet-master Start with python zeronet.py Open http://127.0.0.1:43110/ in your browser Arch Linux git clone https://aur.archlinux.org/zeronet.git cd zeronet-git makepkg -srci systemctl start zeronet Open http://127.0.0.1:43110/ in your browser Gentoo Linux layman -a raiagent echo '>=net-vpn/zeronet-0.5.4' >> /etc/portage/package.accept_keywords (Optional) Enable Tor support: echo 'net-vpn/zeronet tor' >> /etc/portage/package.use emerge zeronet rc-service zeronet start Open http://127.0.0.1:43110/ in your browser
See /usr/share/doc/zeronet-*/README.gentoo.bz2 for further assistance.FreeBSD pkg install zeronet or cd /usr/ports/security/zeronet/ && make install clean sysrc zeronet_enable="YES" service zeronet start Open http://127.0.0.1:43110/ in your browser Vagrant vagrant up Access VM with vagrant ssh cd /vagrant Run python zeronet.py --ui_ip 0.0.0.0 Open http://127.0.0.1:43110/ in your browser Docker docker run -d -v <local_data_folder>:/root/data -p 15441:15441 -p 127.0.0.1:43110:43110 nofish/zeronet This Docker image includes the Tor proxy, which is disabled by default. Beware that some
hosting providers may not allow you running Tor in their servers. If you want to enable it,
set ENABLE_TOR environment variable to true (Default: false). E.g.:
docker run -d -e "ENABLE_TOR=true" -v <local_data_folder>:/root/data -p 15441:15441 -p 127.0.0.1:43110:43110 nofish/zeronetOpen http://127.0.0.1:43110/ in your browser Virtualenv virtualenv env source env/bin/activate pip install msgpack-python gevent python zeronet.py Open http://127.0.0.1:43110/ in your browser Current limitations No torrent-like file splitting for big file support No more anonymous than Bittorrent (built-in full Tor support added) File transactions are not compressed or encrypted yet (TLS encryption added) No private sites How can I create a ZeroNet site?
Shut down zeronet if you are running it already$ zeronet.py siteCreate ... - Site private key: 23DKQpzxhbVBrAtvLEc2uvk7DZweh4qL3fn3jpM3LgHDczMK2TtYUq - Site address: 13DNDkMUExRf9Xa9ogwPKqp7zyHFEqbhC2 ... - Site created! $ zeronet.py ...
Congratulations, you're finished! Now anyone can access your site using
Next steps: ZeroNet Developer DocumentationHow can I modify a ZeroNet site? Modify files located in data/13DNDkMUExRf9Xa9ogwPKqp7zyHFEqbhC2 directory.
After you're finished: $ zeronet.py siteSign 13DNDkMUExRf9Xa9ogwPKqp7zyHFEqbhC2 - Signing site: 13DNDkMUExRf9Xa9ogwPKqp7zyHFEqbhC2... Private key (input hidden): Enter the private key you got when you created the site, then: $ zeronet.py sitePublish 13DNDkMUExRf9Xa9ogwPKqp7zyHFEqbhC2 ... Site:13DNDk..bhC2 Publishing to 3/10 peers... Site:13DNDk..bhC2 Successfuly published to 3 peers - Serving files.... That's it! You've successfully signed and published your modifications. Help keep this project alive Bitcoin: 1QDhxQ6PraUZa21ET5fYUCPgdrwBomnFgX Paypal: https://zeronet.readthedocs.org/en/latest/help_zeronet/donate/ Gratipay: https://gratipay.com/zeronet/ Sponsors Better OSX/Safari compatibility made possible by BrowserStack.com Thank you! More info, help, changelog, zeronet sites: https://www.reddit.com/r/zeronet/ Come, chat with us: #zeronet @ FreeNode or on gitter Email: email@example.com (PGP: CB9613AE)