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Each PeerPoint is an autonomous node on a p2p network with no centralized corporate infrastructure.
The PeerPoint will be connected between the user’s pc, home network, or mobile device and the ISP connection.
The PeerPoint is designed to Occupy the Internet.
provide greater user value
For numerous reasons the services provided by the commercial companies do not adequately meet the creative, social, political, and financial needs of the 99%
allows self-selected individuals to coalesce into powerful workgroups, forums, and movements.
With the PeerPoint approach, each user will own her own inexpensive internet appliance and all the data and content she creates
If a FreedomBox were used as a starting platform, the PeerPoint application package would be added on top of the FreedomBox security stack.
- world class, best-of-breed
- open source
- p2p architecture
- consistent, granular, user-customizable security management and identity protection
- integrated with other apps in the suite via a common distributed database and/or “data bus” architecture.
- consistent, user-customizable large, medium, and small-screen (mobile device) user interfaces
- ability to interface with its corresponding major-market-share service (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
- GPS enabled
The common requirements for each PeerPoint app are:
First tier applications:
- distributed database
- social networking (comparison of distributed social network applications)
- trust/reputation metrics
- crowdsourcing: content collaboration & management (wiki, Google Docs, or better)
- project management/workflow
- data visualization (data sets, projects, networks, etc.)
- user-customizable complementary currency and barter exchange (Community Forge or better)
- crowd funding (http://www.quora.com/Is-there-an-open-source-crowdfunding-platform)
- voting (LiquidFeedback or better)
- universal search across all PeerPoint data/content and world wide web content