Kaleidoscope, a decentralized system to advertise and find proxy relays. It can be used for to circumvent web censorship.

2011年6月14日 | 分类: 代理工具 | 标签:

Kaleidoscope is a Peer-to-Peer application that allows users to run proxy servers and share the addresses of the proxy servers with a network of trusted peers. Kaleidoscope also tunnels Web traffic securely to those proxy servers.

Kaleidoscope consists of a Java daemon and a Firefox extension plug-in, both bundled into a self-extracting installer. All you need to run Kaleidoscope is an installation of Java and a Firefox browser (works best with Firefox 3.0 and up.)

For installation details and an installation walk-through see the Installation part of the documentation section.

Current version of Kaleidoscope is 0.4 Beta

Older versions

Kaleidoscope 0.2 Beta

Kaleidoscope Version 0.4 is a Beta version for limited distribution.

Below is some information about installing and running Kaleidoscope. More to come soon.

  • A detailed installation guide with snapshots is here
  • How-Tos are here
  • FAQs (Coming Soon):

More information about the design of Kaleidoscope may be found below.

  • Pass it on: Social networks stymie censors [PDF]
    Yair Sovran, Alana Libonati, Jinyang Li
    Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Peer-to-Peer Systems (IPTPS ’08), Feb 2008
  • Unblocking the Internet: Social networks foil censors [PDF]
    Yair Sovran, Jinyang Li, Lakshminarayanan Subramanian
    NYU Technical Report TR2008-918





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