Orange III Node Application 12002967628, submitted on 09-19-2020

Respondent ID 12002967628
Application Date 09/19/2020 7:33:37 PM
Applicant City Kyiv
Applicant State/Province
Applicant Country Ukraine
What is your occupation? Full-Time Node Operator
How many years experience in your field? 1-3
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Master’s degree (for example: MA, MS, MEng, MEd, MSW, MBA)
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale? No
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Kyiv
Node Province Kyiv
Node Country Ukraine
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Cyber, Nucypher, Avalanche, Proximax, Tari, Certik, HOPR, Celer, Bitsong, FreeTON
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? Messenger for validators
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? No setbacks
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? 100
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. 3
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 100
In what type of environment would this server be located? Datacenter
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter? Yes (please describe), Deploy Filecoin miner
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published xx network BetaNet Node specifications (found here)? Yes (Please list specs)
Specs Intel Core i9-9980HK, RAM: 16GB, 1TB
Do you have hardware you would like to use but does not meet the stated BetaNet node specs? If so, please provide specs on that hardware below:
Why do you want to be a node? I like Elixxir tech
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Twitter
Which current xx network communities are you a member of? Twitter, Telegram, Discord
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? Privacy
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? Drops Earn
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? BlockchainUA
Do you have past experience managing communities or creating content to be distributed across social media? Please enter details for all with which you are comfortable or have experience: Group messaging curation: Yes, Forum management for Bitcointalk: Yes, Forum management for Discord: Yes
As part of growing the xx network community, are you willing to create content as part of operating an xx network BetaNet node? Examples would be node setup & on-boarding review vlog post, bi-weekly twitter update, medium review of on-going node operational process, etc. 5
Why do you want to run a node in the xx network? To protect the privacy of political speech, To promote quantum secure distributed systems, To help build David Chaum's vision of a decentralized world, To contribute to a promising project
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? Scalability
As best as you can given currently available information, please describe the value proposition of the xx network platform and how it differs from other current blockchain solutions. Promote inUkraine Community
Privacy by Default is a goal of the xx network Platform. In your opinion, why is Privacy by Default critical for the future of the internet? Yes
In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? Usefull too
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Not meeting Hardware requirements… will you upgrade your Hardware and have a RTX 2070 in the server?

Yes. I can upgrade my hardware.

whats your Bandwidth and which datacenter you will use?

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I will setup local server before end of moth. I will provide all information soon as possible.

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My node configuration:

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I started setup my node. Now I’m waiting for a confirmation ID. My server is locally at