Orange III Node Application 12018730189, submitted on 09-24-2020

Respondent ID 12018730189
Application Date 09/24/2020 8:48:54 PM
Applicant City Moscow
Applicant State/Province Moskovskaya Oblast'
Applicant Country Russia
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? Associates degree (for example: AA, AS)
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale? No
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Moscow
Node Province Moskovskaya Oblast'
Node Country Russia
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Ethereum (ETH, ETC, etc), Robonomics, Idena, Avalanche, Hopr.
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? now I find it difficult to answer this question, while I'm not too familiar with xxnetwork nodes. Just starting to get acquainted with your project.
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node?
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? 99
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. at the moment the price is difficult to estimate correctly.
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), a lot of different projects.
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published xx network BetaNet Node specifications (found here)? Yes (Please list specs)
Specs ofc yes.
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? Because I know what it is and have been doing nodes for several years.
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Telegram
Which current xx network communities are you a member of? Telegram, Discord
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform?
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? hopr, idena, avalanche, coda, robonomics e t.c.
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? No
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:
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. How can you rate content / month? I can create manual, translate and make it easier to launch nodes from English to Russian.
Why do you want to run a node in the xx network? To earn xx coins, To contribute to a promising project, To help build true digital cash to fuel a decentralized economy
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit?
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.
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?
In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems?

What HW will you run it on? Which Datacenter will you use?