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Sovereign

Proof of stake democracy. ERC compatible.

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Read our πŸ“ƒ white paper and check our recent conferences in Paris πŸ‡«πŸ‡· 2016 and Berlin πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ 2018.

Features:

  • Proof of stake:
    • Staking & proxies for votes.
    • Ballots with multiple options.
    • Bottom-up system of proposals.
  • ERC compatible transaction engine (blockchain agnostic).
  • Mobile & desktop responsive UX.
  • Decentralized identity key management.

Roadmap:

  • Satoshi-based governance πŸ”— with Lightning.
  • Institutional incorporation via smart contracts πŸ”— with Open Zeppelin.
  • Bitcoin integration for budgeting πŸ”— with Bcoin.
  • Distributed resource storage πŸ”— with IPFS.
  • Native desktop client πŸ”— with Electron.

Release:

version 1.0 alpha

Also:

Inspired by the πŸ“ƒ Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers. Everyone has the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and association. Everyone has the right to take part in the government of his country, directly or through freely chosen representatives.

Built for personal sovereignty ✊.

Setup

  1. Install Framework

    On Linux & MacOS, load a terminal and type:

    $ curl https://install.meteor.com/ | sh

    This will setup Meteor (including Node and Mongo if necessary).

    Note: Windows users must download installer.

  2. Clone Repository

    $ git clone https://github.com/DemocracyEarth/sovereign.git
    $ cd sovereign
  3. Install Dependencies

    if you have npm installed, type:

    $ npm install

    if you only have meteor, type:

    $ meteor npm install
  4. Run App

    While in repository directory type:

    $ meteor npm run start:dev

    Load browser and go to http://localhost:3000/ πŸ”₯

    Note: For production deploys you should use: $ meteor npm run start check production/settings.json file to config your keys.

  5. Start a Revolution

    Persuade members of any organization you belong to try sovereign governance. Tell us about it so we can learn from the experience and improve our work.

    Note: To begin a movement check our paper How to start a Net Party.

    πŸ•Š

Live

Reports

Specifications

Check our documentation for technical reference.

Supported Browsers:

IE / Edge
IE / Edge
Firefox
Firefox
Chrome
Chrome
Safari
Safari
iOS Safari
iOS Safari
Chrome for Android
Chrome for Android
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Contribute

Sovereign is a free & open source project.

Check our contributors list.

If you want to collaborate with pull requests (features, fixes, issues, projects), please follow our contributing guidelines.

Available tasks in the to do list to join.

Also you can find our projects and tasks in the project area.

Backers:

Join our Open Collective:

Support our work with Bitcoin & other cryptocurrencies:

  • BTC Address: 1BtQMS7snrisEFMB1fMecXPyeHwwcWnpGE
  • ETH Address: 0xE3670E862850D58E0af745d06021c1c0555235dF

About

Democracy Earth Foundation is a 501 (c) 3 not for profit corporation in San Francisco, California 🌎 with no political affiliations of any kind. Our partners include:

Also check our donors list.

License

This software is under an MIT License. Some rights reserved, 2015 - 2018 Democracy Earth Foundation.