Patriot's Progress

New UserImmigrant From the Old NetworkNoneNone
PioneerSelf Host Own ServicesIndependence$5/month
MinuteminTo Admin the Network on a Minute's NoticeSysadminAdmin Powers
SheriffTo Report Network Outlaws and Enforce Law and OrderSecurityOper Powers
Manufacturer3rd Party DeveloperTradeMarket Powers
LawyerInterpret Network Policy to Ensure Justice and FreedomLawLegal Powers


Bonus TypeLimitDescription
password reset  
+1 bncmax 2Free ZNC
+1 liberty shellmax 2Free Shell
custom vhost  
custom domain  
+1 SSL cert  
+v voice (netizen) Netizen
+h halfop Patriot
+o op Op of Liberty
+a admin  
+q founder  
+znc admin  
+1 email  
+1 eggdrop  
+1 support email  
+1 VPN  
+1 GB file storage  
+1 nntp account  
+1 minetest server  
+1 Homestead VPS  
+1 Public VPS  
Resume Referral  
Ally Network  
Promote to Minutemin  
Promote to Governor  
+1 dedicated server  
gryChampion of Due Process and the Presumption of InnocenceUsers no longer complain about netizen fees
search_socialNetwork Diplomat and Defender of the Free PressCharitable donors are 2x as generous
ErrorFirst Network News PublisherAll servers now accept use of odd protocols
FiziEstablished First Network CryptobankServers Can Evade Bank Sanctions
SublinePioneer of the First Union RelayCross-Network Spam Reduced by 50%
MIF HancockFirst Signer of Network Independence 
MiniontobyMinetest Merchant and Discord SmugglerBridges Attract +50% More New Users
Quo-fan PennEarly Pioneer Advocate of Freedom of Religion 
Torrenter2010Pirate on the Aye Arrgh Seas 
LibertyFreedom of Religion and the PressNetwork TyrantMass SurveillanceDictator for LifeBDFLLimited FreedomSome ElectionsFree Network
EcosystemThe LAN of OpportunityArbitrary Seizure  Walled Garden  The Startup Dream
UnityUnited We Serve, Divided we FaultNetwork Civil WarUser RiotsUser ProtestsUser GossipIndifferenceServer HarmonyProud to be an IRCitizen
VirtueOne Network Under GodCriminal Investigation for Mass ShootingCesspool: Blocked by Major ISPsIndecent: Negative PublicityUnrulyOrderlySafe for WorkBeacon of Liberty
New UsersSend these accountless, shadowbanned to meSplinternetn00b Exclusion Act Echo Chamber Melting PotLAN rush
PrivacyUsers have a right to be secure in their personal dataPrivacy Disaster: US Congress SubpoenaPrivacy Danger: GDPR lawsuitsPrivacy Warning: COPPA violation and finesLimited Privacy: Some Harassment and BullyingPartial Anonymity: Suitable for childrenStrong anonymity: Resistant to cancel cultureTotal Anonymity; Safe for political dissidents
Security/home of the braveRemote BackdoorUnpatched system0day VunerabilitiesInsecureLimited SecurityMostly SecureSecure by Default
IndependenceA Free and Independent NetworkDeplatformedDomain SeizedAccounts BannedPosts Censored3rd Party DependenciesPartial IndependenceIndependent
PolicyModifiersSpecial Effects
Censorship Policy
Ban Politics/Religion-2 Liberty 
Ban Discrimination-1 Liberty, +1 Unity 
Freedom of Religion and the Press+2 Liberty, +1 Virtue, +1 New Users, -1 Unity 
Encourage the Bible+1 Virtue 
NSFW Filter+1 Virtue, +1 Unity, -1 New Users 
Privacy Policy
Real Name Policy-2 Privacy, +1 SecurityCan Report Abusers
SMS Verification-1 PrivacyFewer Clones
Tor Support+2 Privacy, -1 SecurityIncrease in Abuse
Anonymous Staff+1 Privacy, -1 Security 
Ban Advertising-2 Ecosystem, -1 Liberty, +2 Privacy 
Server Software
Cloud Hosting-3 Independence, -2 Privacy, -1 SecurityImproved Uptime
Linux with SystemD-1 Independence, -1 Security 
OpenBSD+1 IndependenceAll projects take 2x longer
OpenBSD Fork+2 IndependenceAll projects take 3x longer
Web Software
Require Chrome/Firefox-2 Independence, -1 New Users50% Faster Development
WebSockets-1 Independence, -1 New Users25% Faster Development
Require Javascript-1 Independence, +1 New Users
Telegram/Matrix/Fediverse/Discord Bridge-1 Independence, -1 Liberty, +1 Ecosystem, +1 New Users 
Copyright Licenses
Ethical License-2 Liberty, -2 EcosystemAuthors can arbitrarily revoke licenses
AGPL-1 EcosystemAlways requires sharing
GPL Requires sharing when copying
IRCNow/BSD License+1 EcosystemFree to reuse for any purpose
Service Providers
Cloudflare-2 IndependenceRisk of Deplatforming
New TLDs-1 IndependenceNew TLDs Easily Seized
Youtube/Facebook Integration-1 Independence, -1 Liberty, +1 New UsersRisk of Deplatforming
Accept Paypal-1 Independence, -1 PrivacyPaypal can seize assets
Programming Software
Rust/Go/Python/NodeJS-1 Independence, +1 New UsersLanguages Controlled by Monopolies
Provide Matrix/Fediverse Server-2 Independence, +1 New Users 
Provide XMPP Server-1 Independence, +1 New Users 

Liberty, Ecosystem, Unity, Virtue, New Users, Privacy, Security, Independence