Orange Node Application 11840611815, submitted on 07-28-2020

Respondent ID 11840611815
Application Date 07/28/2020 11:34:41 PM
Application Language English
Applicant City Sydney
Applicant State/Province NSW
Applicant Country Australia
What languages do you speak? English
What is your occupation? Contractor
How many years experience in your field? 16+
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? Yes
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Sydney
Node Province New South Wales
Node Country Australia
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Ethereum (ETH, ETC, etc), Nil
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? User Friendly, Faster processing and accessing, Growth Facilitation.
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? Nil
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. 10 cents per kilowatt
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 66
What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 2 Megabits per second
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 100 megabits per second
In what type of environment would this server be located? Personal Home
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter? Yes (please describe), Installed points of presents in various locations to commonwalth bank, AAPT, Telstra etc. Performed maintanace at locations
Specs Yes
Why do you want to be a node? I have followed this project for some time and would be pleased to participate and be part of the development of a successful project
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Word of Mouth
Which current xx network communities are you a member of? Discord
Are you an active member of those communities? Yes
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? Technology and network
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? no
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? Yes. Sydney meet ups
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: Meetup group management: 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. 2 articles monthly
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? Decentralized networks open source
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. i believe in this project and think it will have a promising and mutually rewarding and successful future to all participating
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? To protect peoples privacy
In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? Nil at this stage

2 mb/s upload speed is too low for normal node functioning, and far below the minimum requirements. Could you upgrade your connection?

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I trust those who bought XX coins! Could you upgrade your connection?