Other Dark / Overlay Networks

Other Lists

  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_wireless_community_networks_by_region
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darknet_(networking) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Anonymity_networks
  • http://anonet2.biz/List%20of%20Anonymous%20Networks
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anonymous_P2P


  • Tor (The onion router) is an anonymity network that also features a darknet - its "hidden services". It's the most popular instance of a darknet.

P2P / F2F / Warez

  • I2P (Invisible Internet Project) is another overlay network that features a darknet whose sites are called "Eepsites".
  • Freenet is a popular darknet (friend-to-friend) by default; since version 0.7 it can run as a "opennet" (connecting to untrusted users).
  • RetroShare can be run as a darknet (friend-to-friend) by default to perform anonymous file transfers if DHT and Discovery features are disabled.
  • GNUnet is a darknet if the "F2F (network) topology" option is enabled.
  • Syndie is software used to publish distributed forums over the anonymous networks of I2P, Tor and Freenet. OneSwarm can be run as a darknet for friend-to-friend file-sharing.
  • Tribler can be run as a darknet for file-sharing.

BGP Routed IP

  • DN42
  • ChaosVPN
  • Anonet


  • Freifunk


  • Netsukuku
  • Agora