Questions and Answers about I-OPEEN and the Value Exchange System
Q: What is an exchange system?
A: It’s an online platform to add your value, trade and exchange your services or value with ION‘s (I-OPEEN currency) with other people.
Q: Who owns it?
A: The people of this planet are collectively the owner/operators of the I-OPEEN value exchange system. No CEO, no diluted shares, no ownership by a corporation, it cannot be bought, traded or sold. Basically, the more people use the system, the stronger it will be, for the benefit of all.
Q: How can I trust the system.
A: The real strength in this system is the people and their infinite value which they exchange with each other. The people are the system. It is up to you to trust each individual and use your own sense of intuition and judgement and of course trust yourself.
Q: So who is driving the system
A: The international community is driving the system. The people are the system.
Q: Is there a fee to use the system?
A: No fees to join, no transaction fees, no middle men or banking agents taking a percentage.
Q: How can transactions with people be regulated?
A: You are the value, you are fully liable and responsible for what you do with your value. The system is just a platform to connect you with other people, P2P (peer to peer).
Q: What’s P2P (Peer to Peer or People to People)
A: It’s a simple way to describe the exchange between you and another person directly. Also known as Peer to Peer or People to People.
Q: Where is my information kept?
A: On a secure, encrypted server by an Oath & Bonded Public Servant of the One People. Your ID is stored securely, with regular backup. The only reason we need it, is to check for duplicates. Your information is kept private and will never be shared with anyone else. Via the internet we recommend using email with https / ssl. The type of storage is secure on a linux encrypted home directory.
Q: Who is carrying the 100% personal liability and accountability for this security?
A: Keimpe de Jong is the gatekeeper of the admin and your files – He is a sworn Oath & Bonded Public Servant it is his signed declaration to serve the One People of the planet.
Q: Do I have to file a DOB / DOV?
A: No, the DOB /DOV is in the concept development stage of I-OPEEN. It will become your free will choice to file the DOB / DOV when it is launched. At this present time, they are provided as examples only. In the future, your Declaration of Being will be signed by you. An example is here: Declaration-of-Being.doc and Declaration of Value.doc
Q: Where do I email my documents?
A: eMail a scan or a clear photo of the signed documents to this email with your “login name” in the Subject header : firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: What if a trade or an exchange goes wrong and the other person turns out to have mislead me.
A: You are fully liable and responsible for every trade, email correspondence, word and currency exchanged whilst using the platform.
Q: Is it lawful?
A: Yes, it is operating for your benefit under Common Law. I-OPEEN is purely a tool to help you add, store and exchange some of your value.
Q: Is the software stable?
A: Yes, it is based on Cyclos.org tried and tested software. It has been used successfully in building community based currency and exchange systems all over the world.
Q: Do you have an example?
A: Yes, take a look at the Brixton Pound - they also printed their own notes equal in value to the British Sterling note. 10 pounds stirling = 10 Brixton pounds. Review the videos for more examples at http://i.opeen.com/videos
Q: Is it mobile and does it work in different languages?
A: Yes, Cyclos has an SMS / WAP Smart phone mobile application. Cyclos is currently available in English, German, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Russian, Greek, Chinese, Czech, Japanese and Dutch.
The language is ‘system wide’. More information on Mobile Phone Applications here. http://www.i-opeen.com/mobile
Q: Can I access it on my laptop and phone?
A: Cyclos can be accessed via different channels (e.g Web and Mobile). http://www.i-opeen.com/mobile
Q. What is the URL for the Cyclos/I-OPEEN Server?
Q: So, I receive BEing points in my account just for being me?
A: Each new member activated is initially credited with 2,000 IONS of your value. Everyday you are credited with 100 IONS for just BEing Value.
Q: What’s an ION and what is it’s value?
A: I-OPEEN’s unit of currency is called the ION. It is suggested, that all transactions with all other communities and with existing FIAT NATIONAL currencies (which are only representations of our value) be on a: 1 UNIT to 1 UNIT exchange (1:1)
Q: Where did the name ION come from?
A: an ION = a unit of energy, so we are trading our energy, this is our value. It’s your current… see?
Q: Can I go into negative balance?
A: No, everyone starts with 2000 ION’s, and receives a daily amount of 100 ION’s. You can file your DOV if you want more ION’s, no need to go into the negative ION’s. Keep it positive.
Q: What’s the ION limit I can add to my account?
A: The limit is set to 5 billion ION’s. However adding value to your account can only be done by joining (2,000 IONs + 100 BEing points everyday) or making / placing an Ad and trading with another person. YOU are ACCOUNTABLE for your own creations as long as YOU AND YOUR CREATION HARMS NO OTHER BEINGS.
Q: What if I-OPEEN is not for me?
A: If I-OPEEN does not meet your needs, you can close your account at any time.
Q: Does my name need to be written in full at registration.
A: Yes, Using your FULL NAME as it is on your valid photo I.D. If you cannot provide a match your account will not be activated.
Q: I just registered but can’t login. It says ‘access denied’.
A: Yes, you register now, please keep a record of your user name and password you used to register. You can login and use your account when your I.D. has been cross-checked (for your own safety). Please be patient as this admin is being done by hand by one person. Let’s give him our support by being patient.
I-OPEEN, International One People Eternal Essence Network. “the first online, direct-access value exchange system”…that allows YOU to deposit YOUR value because YOU ARE the BANK. I-OPEEN is NOT a BANK! “It’s only a tool, a software program, designed to handle personal and public transactions, in a safe, networked environment over the Internet on computers, phones, as well as through debit cards”. The I-OPEEN platform, using CYCLOS Online Banking Software will allow you to interexchange with other CYCLOS community banking systems across the globe. Truly international exchange.