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Welcome to The Least-Authority File Store

Tahoe-LAFS is a Free and Open decentralized cloud storage system. It distributes your data across multiple servers. Even if some of the servers fail or are taken over by an attacker, the entire file store continues to function correctly, preserving your privacy and security.

A one-page summary explains the unique properties of this system.

Download Tahoe-LAFS (v1.13.0)

Get Involved

Read Some Nice Docs

Tahoe-LAFS network topology


2019-09-24 Call for Python 3 Porters

2019-07-29 Call for Tahoe-LAFS testing assistance

2018-12-28 Tahoe-LAFS engages a fiscal sponsor

2018-08-08 v1.13.0 released

2017-01-18 v1.12.1 released

2016-12-17 v1.12.0 released

2016-11-08 The 2016 Tahoe Summit is held in San Francisco

2016-03-30 v1.11.0 released

2015-07-30 v1.10.2 released

2015-06-15 v1.10.1 released

2015-04-07 — Tahoe-LAFS featured on a usability blog: “Why the command line is not usable”

2014-12-01 — "Least-Authority File System" is now renamed to "Least-Authority File Store".

2014-07-10 — Zooko will be representing Tahoe-LAFS at the HOPE-X conference in New York City, July 18–20, 2014; Come say Hi! to Zooko and the other hackers hanging out at Noisy Square.

2014-06-17 — We're planning a Tahoe-LAFS Summit to be held in San Francisco, June 30

2014-06-05 — to celebrate “Reset The Net!” day, announced an upgrade and reduced price for their commercial Tahoe-LAFS service

2014-05-20Linux Pro Magazine: “Yet the times seem to be catching up to the project, and Tahoe-LAFS seems well-poised to provide the security and privacy that people are starting to expect in the cloud.”

2014-02-02 — Spam filtering has been enabled on this Trac — if you have any problems with false-positives, please report them on #tahoe-lafs.

See also the OldNews page


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About Us

Hack Tahoe-LAFS!

The Hack Tahoe-LAFS! contest. Find a security flaw and win a custom prize and a place in our Hall Of Fame!

Sponsorship sells service and support for LAFS as well as developing improvements for LAFS and contributing them back to the Free and Open Source project.

Google, Inc. sponsored Tahoe-LAFS through its Google Summer of Code program in 2010 and 2013.

Atlas Networks provides dedicated server hosting for scale and performance testing.

Please contact if you would like to sponsor Tahoe-LAFS too!

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