Grass Roots Organization Or Community Network

School of data

School of Data works to empower civil society organizations, journalists and citizens with the skills they need to use data effectively in their efforts to create more equitable and effective societies. -It is a project promoted by the Open Knowledge Foundation, P2PUniversity, Open Society, and more.

Lorea

Lorea is a project to create secure social cybernetic systems, in which a network of humans will become simultaneously represented on a virtual shared world. Its aim is to create a distributed and federated nodal organization of entities with no geophysical territory, interlacing their multiple relationships through binary codes and languages.

Cooperativa Integral Catalana

An Integral Cooperative is a tool to create a grassroots counterpower departing from self-management, self-organization and direct democracy. Cooperativa Integral Catalana is a catalan territorial based network of social and economic Cooperatives.

Ourproject

Ourproject.org is a web-based collaborative free content repository. It acts as a central location for offering web space and tools for projects of any topic, focusing on free knowledge. It aims to extend the ideas and methodology of free software to social areas and free culture in general. Thus, it provides multiple web services (hosting, mailing lists, wiki, ftp, forums…) to social/cultural/artistic projects as long as they share their contents with Creative Commons licenses (or other free/libre licenses).

Open Source Ecology

By weaving open source permacultural and technological cycles together, we intend to provide basic human needs while being good stewards of the land, using resources sustainably, and pursuing right livelihood. With the gift of openly shared information, we can produce industrial products locally using open source design and digital fabrication. This frees us from the need to participate in the wasteful resource flows of the larger economy by letting us produce our own materials and components for the technologies we use.

DNAdigest

The objective of DNAdigest is to provide a simple, secure and effective mechanism for sharing genomics data for research without compromising the data privacy of the individual contributors. DNAdigest is a non-profit organisation founded and located in Cambridge, UK, by a group of individuals from diverse backgrounds who all want to see genomics used to its full potential to aid medical research.

The Pirate Bay

The Pirate Bay (commonly abbreviated TPB) is a website that provides torrent files and magnet links to facilitate peer-to-peer file sharing using the BitTorrent protocol. It was founded in Sweden in 2003.

Seattle Community Network (SCN)

Seattle Community Network is a free public-access computer network. We have been privileged to partner with the Seattle Public Library from our beginnings in 1994. SCN was originally a project of the Seattle Chapter of Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility (CPSR). In 1995 the Seattle Community Network Association (SCNA) was incorporated as a separate non-profit organization. SCN is an all-volunteer organization. Our primary source of funds are the contributions made by our donors. SCNA is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Funkfeuer

A free, experimental network in Vienna, Graz, in parts of Weinviertel (NÖ) and Bad Ischl. It is build and maintained by computer enthusiasts. This project is non commercial. Is open for everybody interested and willing to contribute. One of the goals is to built a unregulated network which has the potential to bridge the digital valley between the social layers and deliver the infrastructure and the knowledge for it.

Ushahidi

Ushahidi is a non-profit tech company that specializes in developing free and open source software for information collection, visualization and interactive mapping.

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