Ian Clarke

See also: Good Guys | Pioneers

Homepage: http://www.sanity.uklinux.net



Instigator of the Freenet Project for an anonymous, distributed, data storage network. Born in Ireland, Ian moved to Edinburgh in 1995 to study Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science. In his fourth year at Edinburgh, Ian wrote a project paper called “A distributed decentralized information storage and retrieval system“, which became the Freenet project.

Ian is currently CTO at a company called Uprizer which attempts to use Freenet’s technology to minimize bandwidth costs for content distribution.

  • Nickname: Sanity

Includes news of Freenet developments


Ian Clarke and Espra’s “tav” at the O’Reilly Peer-to-Peer Conference in San Francisco, 2001 — photo: Erik, with handmade red eye correction 😉

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