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.
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.
The Metalab is a hackerspace in Vienna's central first district.Founded in 2006, it is a meeting place of the Viennese tech community, hosting events from culture festivals to user groups. It has played a catalyst role in the global hackerspace movement and was the birthplace of several internet startup companies.
c-base e. V. is a non-profit association of about 515 members located in Berlin, Germany. The purpose of this association is to increase knowledge and skills pertaining to computer software, hardware and data networks. The association is engaged in numerous related activities.
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.
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.
Gitorious is a web-based hosting service for collaborative free and open-source software development projects that use the Git revision control system. The name also refers to the free and open-source server software that the Web site is developed and hosted on.
Gitorious was started by Johan Sørensen in the end of 2007 as a way to easily host Git repositories for himself.