A curated list about the decentralized web technologies.
- Backfeed – a technology to enable decentralized and user-owned governance and reputation management for a community.
- Blockstack – Blockstack is a new fully decentralized internet that comes with a full stack of open-source developer tools to build and bootstrap decentralized applications and protocol ecosystems.
- Curated list of Blockchain and Crytocurrency Resources in general
- Ethereum – “a distributed answer to HTTP POST” – it’s a blockcahin-based platform for decentralized app development.
- Namecoin – a replacement for the existing domain name system that registers identities on a blockchain, rather than a centralized DNS authority.
- OpenTimeStamps – OpenTimestamps aims to be a standard format for blockchain timestamping.
- Zcash – a cryptocurrency built for total privacy. Zcash encrypts transactions so that they can be validated while still private.
- BitMessage – anonymous encrypted message broadcasting.
- Interledger – it interconnects disparate cryptocurrencies and financial systems.
- LevelNews – a leftist news aggregator designed for an open web, and dedicated to journalism without censorship.
- Matrix – an open standard for decentralised persistent communication over IP. Matrix wants to connect together all the various communication services and make them interoperate.
- Ricochet – completely anonymous and potentially metadata-free chat
- Solid – a proposed set of conventions and tools for building decentralized social applications based on Linked Data principles.
- Bitcoin – It is the first decentralized digital currency, as the system works without a central bank or single administrator.
- Ethereum – Blockchain-based distributed computing platform featuring smart contract (scripting) functionality. It provides a decentralized Turing-complete virtual machine
- Monero – Aims to improve on existing cryptocurrency design by obscuring sender, recipient and amount of every transaction.
- Zcash – Open, permissionless cryptocurrency that can fully protect the privacy of transactions using zero-knowledge cryptography.
- BigchainDB – a scalable database that layers blockchain technology over decentralized data.
- IPDB – a federated database network built on BigchainDB and IPFS. It is maintained by a network of caretakers around the world, at least half of which are nonprofits.
Data Storage and Sharing
- BitTorrent – Protocol for distributed file sharing.
- CacheP2P – a distributed caching platform.
- Cryptosphere – an open-source P2P web application platform for decentralized, privacy-preserving software.
- Dat Protocol – Versioned, encrypted, peer-to-peer protocol for distributed file sharing.
- Filecoin – a decentralized storage network based on IPFS, powered by a blockchain and a native token.
- IPFS – or InterPlanetary File System, is a distributed file storage system that aims to replace HTTP.
- OnionShare – hosts the selected files as a hidden service on the user’s computer
- ORC – the Onion Router Cloud, a distributed, anonymous, object storage platform owned and operated by all of us.
- Rotonde – commonly agreed upon specifications of a JSON object shared between members of the network.
- Tahoe-LAFS – a private, encrypted file storage system that decentralizes data across multiple servers.
- Sia – a decentralized private cloud.
- Storj – a blockchain-based, end-to-end encrypted, distributed object storage.
- Swarm – a distributed storage platform and content distribution service of the ethereum stack.
- WebTorrent – an in-browser torrenting that works without requiring users to install anything extra.
- Wikipediap2p – a p2p version of wikipedia.
- Beaker – Beaker is a peer-to-peer Web browser, made for users to run applications independently of hosts.
- Freenet– a network aimed at activists and people living in repressive regimes. It uses a web of trust in high security mode, which allows users on the network to be effectively undetectable.
- I2P – Anonymous network with hidden services.
- MaidSafe – a soon-to-be-released decentralized internet and app infrastructure which rewards users for participating in the network.
- Mysterium Network – Open Sourced Network allowing anyone to rent their unused Network traffic, while providing a secure connection for those in need.
- Samizdat – Samizdat is a platform for the self-hosted, peer-to-peer, cryptographically-secured internet.
- Steemit – Blogging and social networking website on top of a blockchain database.
- Tor – Anonymous network proxy.
- ZeroNet – a peer-to-peer web built on the Bitcoin blockchain for addressing, and identity and Namecoin for .bit domains.
- OpenBazaar – Marketplace, with store fronts and moderators.
- Dat Medium – Dat Medium is markdown blog system for Beaker inspired by Medium.
- diaspora* – Decentralized and federated social media platform.
- Friendica – Decentralized and federated social media platform.
- Hubzilla – Decentralized and federated social media platform.
- Mastodon – Decentralized alternative to twitter, with servers federation.
- Socialhome – Decentralized and federated profile builder with social networking features.
- Tahrir – looks and feels like twitter but encrypted and anonymized and decentralized and only you hold the keys.
- trsst – looks and feels like twitter but encrypted and anonymized and decentralized and only you hold the keys.
- Twister – a fully decentralized P2P microblogging platform leveraging the free software implementations of Bitcoin and BitTorrent protocols.
- Bit451 – Decentralized / distributed anonymous p2p media network. YouTube meets BitTorrent meets Bitcoin.
- bitnation.co – the World’s First Virtual Nation – A Blockchain Jurisdiction.
- ferment – Peer-to-peer audio publishing and streaming application.
- git-ssb – Decentralized git repo hosting and issue tracking on secure-scuttlebutt.
- instant.io – Streaming file transfer over WebTorrent.
- IPWB – an interplanetary wayback machine.
- magic-wormhole – Get things from one computer to another, safely.
- Mediachain – a media library built on IPFS that makes it easy to publish, track, and discover creative work.
- Onename – a global database for people, companies, websites and more.
- StrongLink – a searchable, syncable, content-addressable notetaking system
- WebRTC – W3C drafted standard for browser-to-browser data transfer.