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pboted (Plus Bote Daemon) - is a standalone C++ implementation of I2P/Bote protocol.

I2P/Bote is a server-less encrypted DHT Kademlia-based email protocol.
You can find more details about Bote protocol here(I2P).

Interaction with the I2P network occurs through the I2P router SAMv3 interface. Tested with I2P routers i2pd and Java I2P.


Please note that pboted version 0.7.X is still in alpha. During this period, there may be significant changes in the application.

Transition to beta planned in version 0.9.X


Planned Features

  • Custom per identity/user email folders (WIP)
  • Sending and receiving via relays (similar to Mixmaster)
  • Sending email anonymously



The project is not intended to generate commercial benefits.

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This project is licensed under the BSD 3-clause license, which can be found in the file LICENSE in the root of the project source code.


See file in the root of the project source code.

Special thanks

Last update: 2023-03-10