15mpaRato is a citizen platform that was born in 2012 from members of the Spanish 15M. This platform lodged a complaint financed through crowdfunding that initiated a trial against the Spanish bank Bankia, and is also working with Partido X in a "Anticorruption commission", thanks to this collaboration they are developing a financial tool focused on financial inflows and also working in citizen leaks.
Freifunk (German for: "Free radio") is a non-commercial open Grassroots initiative to support free radio networks in the German region. Freifunk is part of the international movement for open wireless radio networks.
The main goals of freifunk are to build a network that is decentralized, owned by those who run it and to support local communication. The initiative is based on the Picopeering Agreement. In this agreement participants agree upon a network that is free from discrimination, in the sense of net neutrality.
Submitted by mberlinguer on Fri, 04/04/2014 - 19:53
OhmyNews is a South Korean online news website that has the motto "Every Citizen is a Reporter". It was founded by Oh Yeon Ho on 2000. It is the first of its kind in Korea to accept, edit and publish articles from its readers, in an open source style of news reporting. About 20% of the site's content is written by the 55-person staff, while most of the articles are written by other freelance contributors who are mostly ordinary citizens.
Demos es una moneda social alternativa al euro que funciona a través de monedademos.es.
Demos 3 pasos:
1 Cobras. Recibes automáticamente un sueldo mensual en Demos con una compensación o penalización según tus aportaciones a otros usuarios.
2 Comercias. Compras y vendes con otras personas a través de transferencias realizadas en la web.
3 Cooperas. Antes de recibir tu nuevo sueldo, se cobra automáticamente un porcentaje de impuesto sobre tu saldo.
Idea original por: Miguel Ángel Figueroa (mafg.es @mianfiga)
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
The Chaos Computer Club e. V. (CCC) is Europe's largest association of hackers. For more than thirty years we are providing information about technical and societal issues, such as surveillance, privacy, freedom of information, hacktivism, data security and many other interesting things around technology and hacking issues. As the most influential hacker collective in Europe we organize campaigns, events, lobbying and publications as well as anonymizing services and communication infrastructure.
Som Energia is a Spanish cooperative social movement that has three main funtions 1) it commercialises 100% renewable electricity to the Spanish homes; 2) cooperativists collectively invest in installations to generate renewable electricity and 3) a social movement that shares knowledge and activism to build up pressure to change the electricity market in favour of a distributed renewable energy system.