Orange VIII Node Application 12390139933

Respondent ID 12390139933
End Date 02/07/2021 3:16:47 PM
language en
If you have previously applied to be a node please provide us with your application ID. Second-time applicants will be highly considered. You can email us at [email protected] if you don't know your application ID.
City/Town TERNEUZEN
State/Province Zeeland
Country Netherlands
What languages do you speak? (Please separate with commas so we can parse them) Dutch, English, Turkish
What is your occupation? Non-technical Role or Other (please specify)
Non-technical Role or Other (please specify) Bridge crane-operator
How many years experience in your field? 4-7
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Graduated Secondary or High School, or equivalent
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale? No
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Axel
Node State/Province Zeeland
Node Country Netherlands
For which networks have you ever operated a node?
    What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? None
    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? 100
    What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 1000
    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. 70 euro month
    On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 60
    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). Zeelandnet
    If your server is located in a Datacenter, please specify the name of the company hosting it. Nodes will not be allowed to run on Hetzner. If you do, you will not receive compensation.
    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 (found here)? No
    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: No i will buy the hardware according the specs
    Why do you want to be a node?
    How did you originally hear about the xx network? Word of Mouth
    Which current xx network communities are you a member of?
    • Telegram
    • Discord
    Are you an active member of those communities? No
    What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? That it is quantum proof ensuring freedom of speech and ofcourse that it is a project of David Chaum
    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)? 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:
    • Other: None
    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. No
    Would you be interested in helping to lead the development of the next xx network community? No
    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 are individual nodes independently contributing, distributed networks are nodes where the decision cluld be still centralized. I see my self as helping to setup a decentralized network by running a node
    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. Quantum computer proof freedom of speech , there is no other network which could protect against quantum computers
    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? With privacy by default you are sure that you are protected against data or privacy leaks ore theft
    In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? I dont believe there is any threat against decentralized systems. Centralized systems could be tampered
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    You got my vote

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    Good Application
    Has my vote!

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    Looks good. Has my vote. Make sure to get the parts in time. Good luck.

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    Good application, you have my vote, welcome!

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    You’re from Zeeland? I’m from ‘New’ Zealand. You have my vote… good application though :blush:

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    Thanks for the vote guys! :slight_smile:

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