The Permissionless Software Foundation is more of a loose network of libertarian cypherpunks who love to discuss technology, as opposed to a conventional organization. Most of the action happens in our chat rooms. Jump in and join the conversation!

  • PSF Telegram Channel - The majority of communication takes place on our Telegram channel. Pop in and say 'Hello'. This is the place to ask questions and get to know the community.
  • PSF Chat Server - This is our prototype chat application. It's 100% open source, decentralized, and end-to-end encrypted. It's syndicated over IPFS, so it's incredibly difficult to censor, and it can be accessed through any web browser on any device. If you want to engaing in private, real-time, text-based communication, this is a great way to do it.
  • Mailing List - Email is still one of the best ways for organizations to communicate over the internet. Sign up for our mailing list to stay up-to-date on the latest news. If Google's sign-up security is frustrating you, submit your email address on chat room above and we'll add you to the mailing list manually.
  • PSF Loomio Group - Non-technical, governance discussion and decision making takes place on Loomio, a platform for democratic governance.
  • Encrypted Chat - Members of the Foundation uses Pidgin instant messanger along with the OTR plugin for end-to-end encryption. This software is automatically installed in Tails OS. Here is a video explaining the software. You can chat with members of the foundation by asking them for their XMPP account name.
  • Work Logs - The PS Foundation is an Open Value Network (OVN). All work authorized by the foundation is documented in our OVN software platform, a transparent accounting system. Completed work will be compensated in PSF tokens.