OFF System for Linux


License: Demo
Downloads: 0
Op. System: Linux
Last updated: 2009-10-30
File size: 1.74 MB
Publisher: CaptainMorgan
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Publisher description for OFF System for Linux

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The Owner-Free Filing system has often been described as the first brightnet; A distributed system where no one breaks the law, so no one need hide in the dark. OFF is a highly connected peer-to-peer distributed file system. The unique feature of this system is that it stores all of its internal data as meaningless multi-use data blocks. In other words there is not a one to one mapping between a stored block and its use in a accessed file. Each stored block is simultaneously used to access many different files. Individually however, each block is nothing but arbitrary digital white noise. Owner-Free refers both to the FACT that nobody owns the system as a whole and nobody can own any of the data blocks stored in the system. The latter claim is explained below and supported in the appendix.

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