Here is the list of criteria which a node needs to meet in order to be an official PersonalTelco node. See NodeTypes for a list of all the different types of nodes:

All Nodes

Gateway Node

Repeater Node

MUST, SHOULD, etc. directives as defined in RFC: -RossOlson

Are we/did we adopt the [ FreeNetworks Peering Agreement]? Yes, summer of 2004 after the FreeNetworks summit.