A darknet (or dark net) is an overlay network that can only be accessed with specific software, configurations, or authorization, often using non-standard communications protocols and ports.
Well known example of the darknet is the Onionland -- public darknet created with Tor software. This article will show you how to create your own darknet with Invisible Internet Protocol (I2P) for fun and profit. Unlike the Onionland, it will be fully distributed and suitable for any type of private and anonymous communications.
How own darknet can be useful
Online privacy and anonymity research
You can run your own network to study how anonymous networks work, find their weaknesses and performance improvement possibilities.
Anonymous network layer can be added to any filesharing software, for example, to torrent clients and apps like PopcornTime. Users will download and share content anonymously …