RE: Free web, anyone use or reviewed or is in on it?

From: Lucas Gonze (
Date: Fri Apr 27 2001 - 07:14:11 PDT

things about freeweb:

1) an example of the non-unique addressing concept. You type in a URL, there is
a lookup in a distributed space for the best match, and you get back what seems
like a normal (though slow) web site. brutally cool.

2) It's not a freenet GUI. It's a way of mapping into freenet space from a

3) It works through a local proxy. The proxy maps domains ending in ".free" to
freenet IDs, then redirects the request into freenet. An interesting thing
about this is that it continues the trend of extending the browser with a proxy
(Publius is another example) rather than a plugin.

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