Decentralization, federation, and personal Service as a Software Substitute (SaaSS) clouds
Free drivers, firmware, and hardware designs
Real-time voice and video chat
Encourage contribution by people underrepresented in the community
Free software and accessibility
Internationalization of free software
Security by and for free software
Intelligent personal assistant
Help GNU/Linux distributions be committed to freedom
Free software adoption by governments
When reading, you’ll notice that the 2nd and 4th items are directly attacked by Nextcloud – with the real-time voice and video chat being quite recent with the spreed app. Several other focus areas are of great importance to us as well.
Collaboration and participation
We were proud to participate in Ladies that FOSS and hope to participate in Google’s Summer of Code for students all over the world. Getting new people involved in open source, especially from under represented groups is important to any project! Without fresh blood and fresh ideas, irrelevance comes quick. Another issue we care about deeply is security. We made it a major feature of our Nextcloud 11 release, going as far as having our security processes verified by an external party, the experts from the British NCC Group.
All in all, we’re happy and proud to play a significant role in giving home and enterprise users control over their digital life!
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