We, the members of the non-profit association Rechenkraft.net e.V. want to use the computing power of idle pcs in German federal bureaucracy, public institutions and universities for the benefit of science. As a first step, we filed this petition in which we demand the Bundestag (German parliament) to take steps for a law to implement distributed computing in the non-security sensitive computers of public facilities.
The more people sign this petition until 06.01.2009, the higher our weight in parliament will be. 50.000 petitioners during the first three weeks would allow us to present our ideas at the committee for petitions in the Bundestag itself.
This is the petition translated:
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