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What is GNUnet?
-GNUnet is peer-to-peer framework focusing on security. The first and
-primary application for GNUnet is anonymous file-sharing. GNUnet is
-currently developed by a worldwide group of independent free software
-developers. GNUnet is a GNU package (
+GNUnet is peer-to-peer framework providing a network abstractions and
+applications focusing on security and privacy. So far, we have
+created applications for anonymous file-sharing, decentralized naming
+and identity management, decentralized and confidential telephony and
+tunneling IP traffic over GNUnet. GNUnet is currently developed by a
+worldwide group of independent free software developers. GNUnet is a
+GNU package (
This is an ALPHA release. There are known and significant bugs as
-well as many missing features in this release.
+well as many missing features in this release.
Additional documentation about GNUnet can be found at