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+<html lang="{{ _('en') }} "><head>
+ <meta charset="utf-8">
+ <title>{{ _("GNU Taler") }}</title>
+ <meta name="description" content="Anonymous electronic payments for civil society">
+ <!--# include file="common/" -->
+ </head>
+ <body class="en" onload="loadLang();">
+ <div class="container">
+ <!--# include file="common/" -->
+ <!-- Jumbotron -->
+ <div class="jumbotron">
+ <img align="middle" alt="Taler logo" width="33%" src="/images/logo-2015-medium.png" style="margin: 0px 0px -120px 0px;">
+ </div>
+ <div class="jumbotron">
+ <h1>{{ _("Electronic payments for a liberal society!") }}</h1>
+ <p>{{ _("Taler is a new electronic payment system under development
+ at <a href=''>Inria</a>. Today, this website only
+ presents the advantages our system is expected to provide. We expect to
+ make the payment system operational in 2017.") }}</p>
+ </div>
+ <div class="row">
+ <div class="col-lg-4">
+ <h2>{{ _("Taxable") }}</h2>
+ <p>{{ _("Unlike BitCoin or cash payments, Taler ensures that
+ governments can learn their citizen's total income and thus collect
+ sales, value-added or income taxes. Taler is thus a currency for the
+ mainstream economy, and not the black market.") }}</p>
+ </div>
+ <div class="col-lg-4">
+ <h2>{{ _("Anonymous") }}</h2>
+ <p>{{ _("When you pay with Taler, your identity does not have to
+ be revealed to the merchant. The bank, government and exchange will also
+ never learn how you spent your electronic money. However, you can
+ prove that you paid in court if necessary.") }}</p>
+ </div>
+ <div class="col-lg-4">
+ <h2>{{ _("Libre") }}</h2>
+ <p>{{ _("Taler is free software from <a href=''>GNU</a> implementing an open protocol.
+ Anybody is welcome to inspect our code and integrate our reference
+ implementation into their applications.") }}</p>
+ </div>
+ </div>
+ <div class="row">
+ <div class="col-lg-4">
+ <h2>{{ _("Electronic") }}</h2>
+ <p>{{ _("Taler is designed to work on the Internet. Using a
+ so-called RESTful protocol over HTTP or HTTPS, Taler is easy to
+ integrate with existing Web applications.") }}</p>
+ </div>
+ <div class="col-lg-4">
+ <h2>{{ _("Reserves") }}</h2>
+ <p>{{ _("Taler uses an electronic exchange holding financial
+ reserves in existing currencies. This means that Taler is not
+ a new currency with the inherent currency fluctuation risks, but
+ instead the cryptographic coins correspond to existing currencies, such as
+ US Dollars, Euros or even BitCoins.") }}</p>
+ </div>
+ <div class="col-lg-4">
+ <h2>News</h2>
+ <p>{{ _("Taler Web payments paper published.") }}</p>
+ <p><a class="btn btn-primary" href="/news" role="button">{{ _("More news ยป") }}</a></p>
+ </div>
+ </div>
+ <div class="col-lg-12">
+ <h2 id="taxability">{{ _("Taler technology: About taxability, change and privacy") }}</h2>
+ <p>{{ _("One of the key goals of Taler is to provide anonymity for
+ citizens buying goods and services, while ensuring that the state can
+ observe incoming transactions to ensure businesses engage only in
+ legal activities and do not evade taxes (such as income tax,
+ sales tax or value-added tax). However, we also want to stay
+ out of the immediate personal domain, so sharing funds within a
+ family or copying coins between devices should not be subject to
+ monitoring by the state.
+ ") }}</p>
+ <p>{{ _("As a result, Taler does not intrude into the
+ personal economic domain, offers good privacy, taxability
+ for transactions and the ability to give change.
+ ") }}</p>
+ </div>
+ <!--# include file="common/" -->
+ </div> <!-- /container -->
+ </body>