Is there a way to create a peer-to-peer hosted website securely:
- Without Having a connection between the developer (host) of the website to the website?
- Securing some information the site uses like a database that shouldn't be plainly view-able by the "peer hoster".
- Having the website still run code (eg. possibly selecting from the decentralized db)

I'm asking this because I think this could be a solution for creating a website in a closed monitored network (1000s of PCs) without making it clear on who is the host of the website is.

Is there any current solution for this?


FreeNet is a distributed p2p network that relies upon a Distributed Hash Table to store and distribute data. One of the hallmarks of this network is that once a page is pushed to FreeNet, it can't removed (as long as people are viewing the content).

However, it sounds like a Tor mash-up is what your looking for.

  • I don't believe FreeNet would allow for the website to run code – Jeremy French Jul 6 '15 at 22:20
  • @Jeremy French Yes, the website is free to run JavaScript and use localstorage. A server-side web application would require Tor. – rook Jul 8 '15 at 4:27
  • How would you start such a project with TOR? and in an a closed network? – funerr Jul 8 '15 at 20:36

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