Brussels / 3 & 4 February 2018


The Invisible Internet Project

An overview and guide to the technology

In this talk I will discuss what is the Invisible Internet Project (I2P), why I2P network is needed, will provide an insight on how the I2P network works, how it is different from Tor. Some use cases and safety tips will be discussed as well as discussion on some new features.

Intended audience: everyone interested in I2P.

  • What's wrong with modern Internet? What were original goals of its creation and how modern challenges are handled.
  • Tor as the first generation of world wide overlay network.
  • I2P as the second generation of overlay networks.
  • The I2P design:
    • I2P layers, tunnels and garlic routing.
    • Decentralized Network databased and addressing scheme.
    • I2P Cryptography.
    • I2P Protocol stack.
  • Available implementations.
  • Usage tips and examples.
  • Privacy considerations and best practices.


Andrew Savchenko (bircoph)