A software development project that aims to provide freedom from web 2.0 monopoly platforms.
Also known as "serverless", "client-side", or "static" web apps, unhosted web apps do not send your user data to their server. Either you connect your own server at runtime, or your data stays within the browser.
Submitted by mberlinguer on Wed, 12/03/2014 - 13:55
Freedom Box Project was inspired by Eben Moglen's vision of a small, cheap and simple computer that serves freedom in the home. It is building a Debian based platform for distributed applications.
It aims to provide people privacy protection on a cheap plug server so everybody can have privacy and data can't be mined by governments, billionaires, thugs or even gossipy neighbors.
Agora Voting -formerly known as Agora Ciudadana - is an innovative free software project whose aim is to create a social network for the people, allowing secure and scalable votings via Internet with just your web browser.
Agora Voting is a social web site where anyone can create or join in an agora. An agora has a set of members which can vote in the agora's elections either by direct vote or by delegating the vote.
You can see a live version of Agora here: https://agoravoting.com
The source code is available here: https://github.com/agoraciudadana/agora-ciudadana
Submitted by mberlinguer on Wed, 12/03/2014 - 13:04
ownCloud, Inc. provides an open source platform to sync, share, and view data and files. The company’s platform enables to sync and view contacts, calendars, and bookmarks across various devices and allows editing right on the Web. Its platform also enables businesses to host their own, on premises, or remote cloud storage. The company was incorporated in 2011 and is based in Lexington, Massachusetts with an international office in Germany.
Noisebridge is an award winning anarchistic educational hackerspace in San Francisco, inspired by hackerspaces in Europe, like the Metalab in Vienna and c-base in Berlin. It is a registered non-profit California corporation, with IRS 501(c)(3) charitable status. According to the Noisebridge website's Vision page, "Noisebridge is a space for sharing, creation, collaboration, research, development, mentoring, and of course, learning.