Re: please help FreeNet by becoming a node

From: Alexander McLin (
Date: Wed Mar 01 2000 - 20:01:27 MST

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From: "Eugene Leitl" <>
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Sent: Wednesday, March 01, 2000 6:38 PM
Subject: please help FreeNet by becoming a node

> 'Daddy, where were you when they took freedom of the press away from
> the Internet?'" -Mike Godwin

Cute, that's how I feel towards my elders who live on the net!

> Now is your chance to help Freenet is now in its
> testing phase, to facilitate this we need people who can run a Freenet
> node on their computers. To participate you will need a computer
> capable of running java 1.1 which has a permanent connection to the
> Internet, a fixed IP address, and is not behind a firewall.

My primary concern is protecting my computer from possible invasion/hacking
through the connection between the Freenet node on the computer and the net.

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