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TABLE OF CONTENTS


PART III. TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

Chapter 7. Decentralized Decision Power: Mobile Apps
Defining Personal Data: The Digital Briefcase Analogy
The Building Blocks of the User Platform
Defining the Data Middleman: Corporate-Controlled Data Services
Seven Reasons to Transition Away from Corporate-Controlled Data Services
Burden 1: Corporations Enable Surveillance
Burden 2: Corporations Harvest and Sell Our Personal Data
Burden 3: Propaganda Overload through Corporate Media
Burden 4: Corporate Media Creates Echo Chambers
Burden 5: Users of Corporate Data Services Are Powerless to Make Changes
Burden 6: Corporations Are Corrupting Government Accountability Processes
Burden 7: Corporations Charge Fees

User Platform Data Services Would Be Provided at No Cost to Users
1. The Evoting Service App
    Category A: Decisions Involving the Government
    Category B: Decisions Involving the User Platform
    Category C: All Other Decisions
    Commercial Products and Services: The Taste Test Example
    Sports: The NCAA Example
    Movies and Music: The Academy Awards Example
2. Traditional Services Apps: Email, Text, Voice, Search, and More
    Free Internet Access for Every American

3. The Social Media Service App
4 The Encyclopedia Service App
5. The Financial Service App
6. The Shopping Service App
7. The Entertainment Service App
8. The Medical Service App
9. The Municipal Service App

Beyond Data Services: Shipping

Chapter 8. Decentralized Communication Power: Internet
The Father of Hardware: Charles Babbage
The Mother of Software: Ada Lovelace
Connecting the World: The Transatlantic Telegraph Cable
Real-Time Transmission of Information: NASA MR-1
A Decentralized Global Computer Network: ARPANet
The Four-Inch Launch
The Best Option Doctrine
Securing Communications Infrastructure: Internet 3.0

Chapter 9. Decentralized Accountability Power: Blockchain
What is Blockchain Security? 
The First Use of Blockchain Security: Bitcoin
The Birth of the Smart Contract
Operating on a Communications Platform Controlled by the 1%: Silk Road
Governing Power over Bitcoin
Paper Currency vs. Digital Currency
Technodemocratic Blockchain
Each Blockchain Represents the Life Cycle of an Object
Identity Blockchain: The Life Cycle of a Group
Decentralized User-to-User Identity Recognition
Evoting Blockchain: The Life Cycle of a Democracy
Corporate-Controlled Blockchain: IBM and “Plans to Monetize”