Orange IV Node Application 12040606772

Respondent ID 12040606772
End Date 10/02/2020 7:09:42 AM
language en
If you have previously applied to be a node please provide us with your application ID.
City/Town Valencia
State/Province Valencia
Country Spain
What languages do you speak? Spain
What is your occupation? Privacy/Security
Non-technical Role or Other (please specify)
How many years experience in your field? 1-3
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Bachelor’s degree (for example: BA. BS)
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale? No
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Valencia
Node State/Province Alfafar
Node Country Valencia
For which networks have you ever operated a node?
  • Tezos
  • Monero
  • Other (please specify): wolfpackbot
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? I would like faster and more privacy
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? none
What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 600MB
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 600mb
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? 81
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running.
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 87
In what type of environment would this server be located? Personal Home
If your server is located in your personal home, please specify the name of your Internet Service Provider (ISP).
If your server is located in a Datacenter, please specify the name of the company hosting it.
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter? No
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published xx network BetaNet Node specifications? GE63 Raider RGB 8SG intel core i7-8750h NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080/8gb GDDR6 1TB 7200RPM+512GB SSD RAM DDR4 16G
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? for the possibility of being part of the project, and thus being able to learn with the community. and in order to help create a secure system of communication and expression beyond the reach of the big monopolies and a payment system outside the control of government institutions.
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Word of Mouth
Which current xx network communities are you a member of?
  • Telegram
  • Discord
  • LinkedIn
  • BetaNet Forum
Are you an active member of those communities? No
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? your privacy
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones?
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)?
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? How much content on a monthly basis? whatever it takes for the community
    Would you be interested in helping to lead the development of the next xx network community? Yes
    Why do you want to run a node in the xx network
    • To protect the privacy of political speech
    • To protect private personal communication around health and lifestyle issues from mass surveillance and abuse by centralized organizations
    • To promote quantum secure distributed systems
    • To earn xx coins
    • To help build David Chaum's vision of a decentralized world
    • To contribute to a promising project
    • To undo the centralization of the internet by big tech companies
    • To help build true digital cash to fuel a decentralized economy
    • To reverse the political centralization of legal, police, and military organizations which favor the wealthy and powerful
    What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? in the distributive network
    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. the level of privacy, being prepared for quantum attacks, and being a network created not to be controlled by institutions and large corporations
    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? because privacy is fundamental for the human being and thus not be manipulated
    In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? that quantum computers have the power to decrypt anything known so far

    You have my support.
    Good luck!

    I don’t think the storage requirements are met… Operator will need to update to a NVME

    If you are willing to take NVME, I vote for you! :slight_smile:

    Has my vote…good luck!

    I say yes. Good luck with process.