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{"ops":[{"insert":"Shared storage without needing cryptocurrency wallets. Leverage modern cryptography and P2P technologies to coordinate the swarm of computers around you to convert your crowd to your cloud.\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent"},"insert":"CoBox is an open source project enabling easy **and** secure deployment of P2P cloud infrastructures. All of our technology is modular and scriptable; usable as standalone components or through an interface. The modular software and optional hardware box can turn a hard drive into a secure cloud with the help of friends, peers and organizations. Imagine a space for your data that has the convenience of the corporate cloud (DropBox, Google Drive) and the privacy of self-hosting (Nextcloud) but without needing to accept surveillance or be a sysadmin. CoBox offers that space by leveraging modern cryptography and innovations in P2P technologies."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent"},"insert":"* Think a decentralized google drive that is hosted on a teams laptops."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent"},"insert":"The CoBox business model will be Infrastructure as a Service (like AWS, without Jeff Bezos owning everything). Whilst the base CoBox stack is FOSS and free to use, in future people will be able to pay for access to the platform and registry of users to get additional services:"},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent"},"insert":"* automated backups"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent"},"insert":"* exchange of data space"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent"},"insert":"* data services related to GDPR (Data Protection Officer as a Service, etc)"},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent"},"insert":"The CoBox platform will not just be data storage, it will also be a data economy. It will:"},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent"},"insert":"1. Replace the corporate cloud"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent"},"insert":"Because CoBox offers better privacy, it will appeal to those sensitive to privacy concerns with google drive and amazon S3."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent"},"insert":"Because CoBox offers more flexibility, it will appeal to developers who would like to customize it to create P2P applications of their own. "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent"},"insert":"2. Appeal to a large early adopter market of people unhappy with the overreach of the corporate cloud"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent"},"insert":"Because CoBox as FOSS offers a zero cost modality, it will appeal to early adopters and users with cost structures that prohibit service fees."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent"},"insert":"3. Be the service for freelancers who currently overspend on hard-drives and worry constantly about data loss"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent"},"insert":"Because CoBox stores data replicated across groups, it offers better resilience than most solutions, and will appeal to groups of users who cannot afford to lose data to a centralized server or cloud"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","background":"transparent"},"insert":"4. Be the platform for data professionals to offer their services to a primed and growing digital economy market."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#434343","background":"transparent"},"insert":"Team"},{"attributes":{"header":3},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"CoBox is built by a multidisciplinary team with a combined 50+ years experience in open source technology, trust based networks and digital cooperatives. We are experienced in human centric design, non extractive business, privacy enhancing technologies and delivering immediate value to users. We are all experienced in effective remote collaboration and know how to work as a team. We are a high-EQ group, emphasising the human elements of what it takes to make great software, backed up by socio-technical expertise."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"CoBox is a best-in-class project supported by the LEDGER Venture Builder in 2019/20 receiving the full $225k USD to build a functioning MVP. LEDGER is part of The Next Generation Internet (NGI) initiative, which was launched by the European Commission and it aims to shape the future internet as a value-centric and interoperable ecosystem that embodies openness, inclusivity, transparency, privacy, cooperation, and protection of data."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#666666"},"insert":"Kate Beecroft:"},{"attributes":{"header":4},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"* "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"Skills"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":": Business Development, Strategy, Ecosystem Activation, Online Training and Platform specialist"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"* "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"Projects"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":": https://cobox.cloud/, https://cobudget.co/#/, https://daostack.io, https://enspiral.com/, https://www.greaterthan.works/"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"* "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"About"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":": Ecosystem builder and brand specialist. Formerly head of Ecosystem at DAOstack. Built the Genesis DAO community and several others. Cofounder of Greaterthan.works, Member of Enspiral. Has led several startup accelerators helping social impact businesses start and scale up."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#666666"},"insert":"Jaya Klara Brekke, PhD:"},{"attributes":{"header":4},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"* "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"Skills"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":": Design, UX/UI, Crypto-economist, Research"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"* "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"Projects"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":": https://cobox.cloud/, https://decodeproject.eu/, https://dcentproject.eu/  "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"* "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"About"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":": Expert advisor to the European Commission on Distributed Ledger Technologies. ESRC fellow at Durham University, with 15+ years working on design and economic justice of technology infrastructures."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#666666"},"insert":"Mooness Davarian:"},{"attributes":{"header":4},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"* "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"Skills:"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":" Research and Development, Technical Writing"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"* "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"Projects:"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":" https://cobox.cloud, https://darkcrystal.pw/, https://delta.chat/en/, https://leap.se/en/about-us"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"* "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"About:"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":" Political philosopher and software engineer who has helped to develop and secure funding for major European technology projects including NEXTLEAP and Panoramix."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#666666"},"insert":"Kieran Gibb:"},{"attributes":{"header":4},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"* "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"Skills:"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":" Electron, node.js, peer-to-peer, Full-stack Engineer, Technical Writing"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"* "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"Projects"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":": https://cobox.cloud, https://darkcrystal.pw"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"* "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"About"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":": Lead developer of CoBox version 1 and Dark Crystal version 1 (built on the Secure Scuttlebutt P2P protocol). Open source software engineer thinking through natural systems and distributed networks. Active in p2p software, co-operatives and DIY communities."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#666666"},"insert":"Dan Hassan:"},{"attributes":{"header":4},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"* "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"Skills"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":": Design, UX/UI, Usability & Accessibility, Frontend Developer, Ecosystem Activation, MSc Advanced Data Analytics"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"* "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"Projects"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":": https://cobox.cloud, https://darkcrystal.pw/, https://www.ehf.org/, http://public-office.info/, https://www.robinhoodcoop.org/"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"* "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"About"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":": Designed and built the interface for CoBox. An Edmund Hillary Fellow they co-founded Public Office an award winning design & development studio. Grew Robin Hood Coop's membership by 20x within 12 months whilst building a semantic analytical tool for blockchain analysis as part of an MSc in Advanced Data Analytics."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#666666"},"insert":"Greg Jones"},{"attributes":{"header":4},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"* "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"Skills"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":": Software Engineering and Hardware, Technical Writing"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"* "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"Projects"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":": https://cobox.cloud, https://darkcrystal.pw/"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"* "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"About"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":": Software engineer based in Germany, working on community based peer to peer projects over the last decade."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#666666"},"insert":"Karissa McKelvey:"},{"attributes":{"header":4},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"* "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"Skills"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":": Electron, node.js, peer-to-peer, Security, User Experience, Fundraising, Technical Writing, Strategy"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"* "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"Projects"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":": https://dat.foundation/, https://mapeo.app/ , "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#1155cc","link":"https://delta.chat/"},"insert":"https://delta.chat/"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"* "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"About"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":": Product and engineering professional whose work has been depended upon by at-risk users, including journalists, human rights defenders, and civil society activists living within repressive environments who wish to speak freely online. Previously, she managed community relations, developer experience, and development of core projects for Dat."},{"insert":"\n"}]}

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