To keep peaceful protesters informed with live protest information that will assist them in avoiding injury, in keeping clear of trouble spots and in avoiding unnecessary detention.
The application suite gives maximum information to those participating in a demonstration so that they can make informed decisions, as well as to those following externally who may be concerned about friends and family.
It should make full use of the crowd in gathering information which is then analysed and handed back to the crowd.
Keeping people safe on demonstrations.
Anyone can use it.
Ensuring protesters are kept informed of the official demonstration route together with en-route amenities (eg WiFi, Toilets, Tube stations, First Aid, Coffee shops, Payphones etc).
Provide a live viewing platform for interested parties not at the demonstration.
Inform and educate.
Find out what is going on as it happens.
No matter what happens, sign up to the free SMS system.
What’s in it for the user?
What are you getting?
Stay informed and make the right decisions during the demonstration.
Avoid trouble spots and risking injury.
Get live demonstration news as it happens.
Why contribute information?
Help other peaceful demonstrators.
Provide an accurate view of events as they happen.
Show what goes on in protests.
We exist to support decisions - be a part of it.
Information crowd sourced from demonstrators out on the street.
Up to the minute information from social and traditional media.
Simple to use, uncluttered display
Must have a degraded version for lower spec phones
Must show freedom of movement and support fast decisions
Use of Swarming Algorithms
Use location data to detect freedom of movement
Prioritisation of Messaging and Reports to and from crowd
Coalesce multiple reports of same event
Must process footpaths and open spaces - not just roads
No user identifiable data to be stored. Ever.
Regular User Security reviews throughout build
Encrypt locations on data requests
Encryption Keys to be generated either by users or automatically and undiscoverable by team.
Junk all identifiable data from Apache logs
Protected from DDOS and seizure
Multiple routing options
Multiple servers/server locations