ID Things You Can Do With A “FREEDOM BOX”
Session Topic: 10 Things you can do with a Freedom Box
Convener:' Markus Sabadello
Notes-taker(s): Brent Shambaugh
Discussion notes, key understandings, outstanding questions, observations, and, if appropriate to this discussion: action items, next steps:
- UI is written in Python
- Chat is an XMPP server
- store and share photos
- This user interface is called. This is how you manage a FreedomBox
- Build PGP … criticize certificate authorities …
small linked number of companies
- PGP Web of Trust ...
- Sign each others key pair
--Monkey sphere....take this an apply it to the web
- Domain name system....
HTTP does not really
- – is the monkey sphere pretty complete...
communications box...makes communications secure …
Markus – Project Danube
Through P2P network … & VPN they can find each other...
single sign on … openID …
one identity provider... one provider...log into many website
– same as Mozilla Persona...
The idea is clear...
Send message and photo … one box to another...
Do you have XDI running on this ...earlier did XDI on it
Put VRM ...a buying intent … say I want to buy something with certain properties …
use RDF linked data
Earlier at OuiShare conference …
- − How can I have a kind of marketplace....
- − * How can I publish this kind of info
Semantic web relies with linked data
- Philosophy behind sharing.
2nd part hackathon
→ hack on some of these ideas
IIW _ create connection to each other
Have mesh network between box
- Some applications make sense w/o net community
How easy to make it portable
- random people logged in and published to his box.
Distributed filesystem w/o internet connectivity
Figure out freedom box …
→ market could exit with
Adding software … Freedom Box
Some related to identity
Apps category … New Addition
of things to add …
No need for command line …
Johannes … Greek … and moral wov
Community wifi – Networks in europe
→ use mesh network for internet connections sharing
→ the box can do a mesh network
Work in a Mesh network....work with connectivity
Active mesh network in Athens Greece
Have their own twitter and news site
You have an average mom in America … use mesh network
- Mesh network in China
Networking Pakage(?) happen to have Mesh network
MIT w/ Mesh network
+ Scratch teaches kids to create Mesh networks
– Who is the Freedom Box for?
- Have simple UI like indie Box – VM have in expert mode – complicated things – have wireless built in
- Freedom Box is actively looking for hardware partners
→ It all needs to come together
- Paranoid Chinese dissident
On Arch Linux … well respected...secure … Packts built ...Freedom Box chose Debian
- What to pick form a market perspective
- Main attaction … effective way of doing something on the internet differently
- Put this … communicate … not just for computer scientists
- Use TOR to hide the IP address as a client
- Configure to be a TOR exit mode
- Chat talks to g …
--- Purpose of you ...TOR hides you as a
- Run a Blocka wiki … TOR enabled...
- IS there a Freedom Box
Shopping list (things you can Bug) → You can buy the Freedom Box online
Can you also use Raspberri Pi
→ Yes, but more limited ….
---> I tried with the Raspberri Pi...
it is not easy
What kind of Mesh Hardware...