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Wiki page [Reference: ZeroNet] by martin_vahi on 2018-03-13 23:33:01.
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<p><a href=""></a>&nbsp;at
<a href="">GitHub</a>&nbsp;is created by The
Pirate Bay founders, mainly by the
<a href="">Peter Sunde</a><i>(ZeroNet
username: nofish)</i>, after they reached a conclusion that it is not possible
to run any central form of The Pirate Bay servers.&nbsp;</p>



<p>The details are described at the&nbsp;<a href="">upstream
documentation</a>, which has a
<a href="">mirror
zite</a><i>(a&nbsp;<b>"zite"</b> stands for "ZeroNet site"),</i> but the
general idea is that there is a ZeroNet specific document format, each
document, also called as a zite, is a folder with a "standardized" layout and
some other requirements, and as people surf the ZeroNet, the documents/zites
are downloaded by using the BitTorrent protocol and stored locally, at a local
server. The locally stored copies are used for local viewing and for serving to
others by using the BitTorrent protocol. The documents/zites are signed by
using public key cryptography and they can be "edited" by signing and
publishing a new version of the zite. Some of the documents are collectively
editable and that functionality allows the creation of forums<i>("ZeroTalk")</i>
and mail exchange portals<i>("ZeroMail")</i>.</p>


<p>Each zite can declare some files to be optional. The optional files are
downloaded only, when a user explicitly declares that it wants &nbsp;to
download the optional files. The end user user can adjust the maximum locally
allowed storage size of a particular zite.</p>


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