Let a Billion Orchids Bloom
And ensure free speech for the world. Orchid Labs came out of stealth today, developing a distributed overlay network for secure anonymous internet access, even in China.
“Internet access for over 75% of the global population is restricted or censored. ISPs worldwide harvest and sell users’ data to the highest bidder. Orchid is a new surveillance-free layer on top of the existing Internet, allowing users to bypass firewalls, access information, and communicate freely.” — www.OrchidProtocol.com
Congrats to Brian Fox, Jay Freeman, Gustav Simonsson, Stephen Bell, and Steve Waterhouse!
Orchid White Paper.
Full disclosure: DFJ was a founding investor, with Sequoia, AH, Polychain and others seen here at the first extended team dinner.