On Monday 04 August 2008 02:32, urza9814 at gmail.com wrote:
> Well, the entire point of Freenet is that nobody can know where the data
> originated. So if you're asking if there's a way to only get data inserted
> by nodes you're friends with - no. That would defeat the purpose of Freenet.
> If you're asking if you can only get data that is stored on your friends'
> nodes, then yes, setting it to only one hop should work I believe (But then
> again, I'm not _too_ familiar with how Freenet works. Especially 0.7.) But
> if you're trying to limit access to a small number of peers, can't you just
> set it as darknet and only add those peers?

The easiest solution is to try to ensure that nobody adds anyone outside of 
your local group.
> 
> On Sun, Aug 3, 2008 at 9:17 PM, Benjamin Hecht 
<benjamin.hecht at gmail.com>wrote:
> 
> > > direct friends have in their store. Are yu trying to create an old
> > > fashion darknet where only a few people have access to it ?
> > >
> >
> > Yes, a darknet of peers located on the same LAN (for bandwidth
> > reasons). Can Freenet be configured to allow only pushing/pulling from
> > friends (and not from friends of friends). I understand that the
> > current Freenet paradigm is setup in such a way that a node cannot
> > tell if a friend was the origin of the data or if he is just caching
> > it so I am curious if such a setup is possible.
> >
> > On Sun, Aug 3, 2008 at 4:51 AM, Julien Cornuwel
> > <batosai at freenetproject.org> wrote:
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> > > Benjamin Hecht a ?crit :
> > >> When using Darknet, are requests forwarded by friends that are not
> > >> friends of your node?
> > >>
> > >> For example, if you are friends (via Darknet) with (person A) and
> > >> (person B). And (person B) is friends with (person C) via Darknet,
> > >> will a request from (person A) to (B) be forwarded to (C) if that
> > >> piece is unavailable at (B).
> > >
> > > Yes it is. This is the only way to have a global darknet.
> > >
> > >> If it is, is it possible to disable this feature -- I guess in other
> > >> words, would changing maximum hops to 1 (if possible) prevent
> > >> searching "Friends of Friends" searching/downloading/pushing, etc.?
> > >
> > > Why would you want to do that ? You would only be able to see what your
> > > direct friends have in their store. Are yu trying to create an old
> > > fashion darknet where only a few people have access to it ?
> > >
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