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# Snopyta answers 0. what is your nickname?(you can add your twitter, fediverse, matrix or whatever identity you may be known by) perflyst mastodon: https://social.snopyta.org/@perflyst xmpp: perflyst [ at ] snopyta(dot)org 1. *what is the name of the collective you are going to talk about to answer these questions?* snopyta.org *- In what year was your collective created?* Mid 2018 *- Any events in your collective history you would like to mention? (for example, how many times have your servers been confistated, or your premises raided…? And how did you survive this?* none so far 2. *In the present, how many admins are there in your collective? How many of these are volunteers, how many are paid?* Currently only me, I pay the servers and but accept donations 3. *What services do you offer?* * Searx * VPN * PrivateBin * Nextcloud (on request) * E-Mail (on request) * Etherpad * Gitea * Jabber/XMPP * Mastodon (registration closed atm) * TeamSpeak * Mumble * Webclients (XMPP, IRC and Riot) * Framapoll * CyberChef * TinyTinyRSS (on request) 4. *Roughly how many users do you have?* Snopyta is very new in the game but we have already around 50? members with accounts 5. *What kind of users do you aim for?* Anyone. Anyone who trust me, who trust my services. This is not only for privacy orientated people, also for everyone who wants to try alternatives. 6. *What backup mechanisms do you use in case your servers catch fire?* Automatic full backup and some bash scripts 7. *Do you charge for services? / How do you fund to cover expenses?* Snopyta accepts donations. The servers are currently paid by myself. 8. *If you are a volunteer, would you work comfortably within a network where collectives employ people?* I have no issue with that even as long as they accept the same rules/values others do. 9. *If you are a in a collective that employs people, would you work comfortably with collectives with only volunteers?* I am not in a collective that employs people. 10. *How do you decide, how are hierarchies within your collective?* I do everything but if someone is interested in joining we would be on the same level. 11. *Would you sign these manifestos?* - https://we.riseup.net/aktivix/nodataretention I support this but I do not sign anything if I am not 100% sure I can do what they say. - https://chatons.org/en/manifesto Yes 12. *What you would want from the project of this syndicate / network of tech collectives?* Knowledge and contacts/community. 13. *Would you work comfortably in this network if the network itself employed worker/s?* I don't think so. 14. *Where are your servers hosted?* The servers are hosted by Hetzner Online in Finland.