(This news item was not published until July 16th. Sorry for the delay.)

Freenet 0.7.5 build 1475 is now available. Build 1474 was an emergency release which fixed a denial of service attack which prevented the node from processing other requests after processing a malicious request. This build contains the months of work which were not included in the emergency release. It will become mandatory on July 15th.


  • Warn that Java 7 is End of Life. (Please update!)
  • Improve load balancing.
  • Add support for HTML5 audio tags.
  • Fix a major bug that might explain the poor connectivity since 1473.

For more details see the announcement email.

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