Internet3 is the creation of a distributed peer-to-peer (P2P)
platform using open source web technology for the acquisition,
archival and delivery of Internet content to prevent censorship
and to address net neutrality issues. It is an answer to the
lack of information freedom in the proposed Internet2.
It was conceived to address concerns over Web sites such as
Google, YouTube, and Digg tinkering with rankings, as well as
government and Internet Service Providers censoring political
Web content, such as Alex Jones PrisonPlanet.com and
Internet3 includes a set of technologies which layers a bit
torrent client underneath Web browsers and Web servers.
Decentralized Search Engine, User-Controlled Content
Decentralized Web Hosting, Host-Controlled Content
Seamless Torrent Web Browser
Web Interface to Bit Torrents
Searchable, Tagged Content
Mirrored Content from P2P Networks
Archived Content from P2P Networks
RSS Feeds, Web Sites, Podcasts, Videos, Audio
Download Censored Content from Peers
Reduced Web Hosting Costs
Easy Hosting of Search Engine
Implemented using available open source technologies and made open
source for easy extension.
Initial set of technologies use an open source P2P client and Web
server written in Python.
The Web browser plug-in can either be written as an actual
to tag a Web site or while browsing an a torrented Internet3 Web
The following figure represents the overall architecture or
Note that while browing an Internet3 Web server, the Internet3
client will download torrented content through their own Web
server. Otherwise, a regular Web browser will download untorrented
See the SourceForge documents link for more architecture