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 **Coopon** is a (science & technology) worker's cooperative seeking to find economic sustainability through the use of Free S/W, H/W, & Design tools, skills, business models in the context of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commons-based_peer_production|commons based peer production]]. **Coopon** is a (science & technology) worker's cooperative seeking to find economic sustainability through the use of Free S/W, H/W, & Design tools, skills, business models in the context of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commons-based_peer_production|commons based peer production]].
  
-We emerge out of network effect between **free software and open hardware** communities through Internet and in our locality. We are **anti-capitalistic****, anti-enclosure**, **anti-neoliberal**, **anti-ignorance** & **solidarity** seeking folks. We named ourselves as __**coop**__ + __**pon**__ to promulgate the **Coop**erative initiative from **Pon**dy a.k.a., Puducherry as our economic sustenance model. We are a collective that also individually suffered from wage slavery, life style mechanization, peer pressure, livelihood problems, etc..+We emerge out of network effect between **free software and open hardware** communities through Internet and in our locality. We are **anti-capitalistic****, anti-enclosure**, **anti-neoliberal**, **anti-ignorance** & **solidarity** seeking folks, and strongly practice against caste and gender based oppression. We named ourselves as __**coop**__ + __**pon**__ to promulgate the **Coop**erative initiative from **Pon**dy a.k.a., Puducherry as our economic sustenance model. We are a collective that also individually suffered from wage slavery, life style mechanization, peer pressure, livelihood problems, etc..
  
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 Though the plans for the cooperative have been going on for two years through the “**Alternative Economic Models**” group on [[https://riot.im/app/#/|Riot.im]]. Kamal refers to 24th Dec 2017, the first day of the first hackathon as the birth date of CooPon.  Though the plans for the cooperative have been going on for two years through the “**Alternative Economic Models**” group on [[https://riot.im/app/#/|Riot.im]]. Kamal refers to 24th Dec 2017, the first day of the first hackathon as the birth date of CooPon. 
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 +COOPON SCITECH LLP - Officially registered 6th Sep 2019 - [[https://www.getcompanydetails.com/company/coopon-scitech-llp-AAQ-4841|Ref]]
  
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   - When satisfied, and billing feels too expensive for the client, will the project serve as portfolio for Coopon ?   - When satisfied, and billing feels too expensive for the client, will the project serve as portfolio for Coopon ?
   - Do we have enough time, resources, skills to complete the project within a tentative roadmap ?   - Do we have enough time, resources, skills to complete the project within a tentative roadmap ?
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 +This makes us half way through the broader political struggle we are part of. Uniting for catalyzing class consciousness all the while taking into other forms of oppression into account in Indian context, makes us not only a part of **"Class in itself"**, but also part of **"Class for itself"**. We help each other bring the awareness through both historical perspective and action towards what we are working : a broader political struggle. Thus we intend ourselves to be part of the future network of decentralized worker cooperatives - atleast in the field of information technology. 
  
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