A user of the AZCoin Network mobile app who is simply confirming that they are not a “robot” on a daily basis. This user validates their presence every day as they must open the app every 12 hours to be able to continue earning AZCoin for free. A Miner can earn the base rate of 1 AZCoin per hour, which cut down to 0.5, 0.25, 0.12, 0.06, 0.03, 0.02, 0.01 and 0 according to the growth of user base. By logging into application every 12 hours and clicking the mining button, users are participating in the gamified experience. Unlike mining companies, you do not need a vast amount of energy to mine AZCoin on your Smartphone, as you will automatically earn hourly mining rate after clicking the mining button. Each mining session will automatically end after 12 hours, and all you have to do is open the application and click the mining button again to keep earning.
Keeper - This is a user of the AZCoin Network who actively introduces other users to the AZCoin Network platform. The value of the AZCoin token increases as the community expands. This will be crucial for later updates of the mobile app where members engage in the transaction of goods and services with the earned AZCoin. A Keeper can refer new users to join his/her earning team. For each active member in a team, the Keeper will earn an extra 5% base rate as a recommendation bonus. If a Keeper has 6 members in his/her earning squad and all of them are actively mining, the Keeper will earn an extra 6 x 5% = 30% AZCoin tokens of the base rate. This means that Keepers earn 5% of whatever their teammate mine every each day. Therefore, the key to making more AZCoin tokens is to invite more new miners to join the mining team and remind them to log in daily for mining activation. Users can be maximum bonus by 6 direct member on there direct downline system.
A user of the AZCoin mobile app who is contributing by providing a list of miners he/she knows and trusts. In aggregate, AZCoin will build a global trust graph. A Witness will add verified users in their earning team to his security circle. When AZCoin has entered Phase 3, there will be a KYC (Know Your Customer) process; all members within your security circle should pass the KYC via AZServices Account before you can trade AZCoin with other users’ goods & services via AZServices Marketplace. Hence, a Witness shall only verify pending members they know in person and have enough trust to corroborate their authenticity to prevent any unethical or fraudulent activities on the network. Witness can earn extra 0.2 x number of verified people per hour to their base mining rate. If a Witness believes that any members in their network are no longer trustworthy, they can delist the suspected member by clicking the “delist” button.
Delegates are high level miners of the AZCoin mobile app, and is also running the AZCoin node software on their desktop or laptop computer. The delegate role will be active from phase three when the AZCoin Blockchain mainnet will be launched. There will be only 210 AZCoin Network Delegates to ever exist securing the AZCoin Blockchain nodes. The AZCoin node software is the software that runs the core algorithm, taking into account the trust graph information provided by the Witness.