In which I show you how to use Syncthing over I2P for secure, self-hosted, file synchronization.
What is Syncthing?
Syncthing is an open source, self-hosted file synchronization tool.
Instead of trusting a third party (e.g. Dropbox) to host your files, and synchronize files between your machines, you can use an open source alternative.
By default, syncthing is not truly decentralized, and relies on third party relay servers and discovery servers.
While I am sure the syncthing protocol is safe enough, and the people hosting these services have good intentions, wouldn't it be nice if we don't have to trust either?
What is I2P?
I2P is a decentralized, peer to peer, anonymous network layer.
By relaying your computer traffic by a volunteer ran network spread around the world, following the path of traffic becomes nearly impossible.
I2P has the added benefit that you can bypass limitations on hosting imposed by …
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