[Cerowrt-devel] [Bloat] Dave Täht quoted in the ACLU blog

Dave Taht dave.taht at gmail.com
Tue Jun 24 16:08:23 EDT 2014

On Tue, Jun 24, 2014 at 1:01 PM, Rick Jones <rick.jones2 at hp.com> wrote:
> On 06/24/2014 12:45 PM, Dave Taht wrote:
>> In an age where you have, say, gbit fiber to your business, it makes quite
>> a lot of sense from a security and maintenence perspective
>> to be hosting your own data and servers on your own darn premise, not
>> elsewhere.
> Perhaps, but where does having gigabit fibre to a business imply the
> business has the space, power, and cooling to host all the servers it might
> need/wish to have?

I didn't say there aren't compelling reasons also to co-locate in a data center,
but for many uses today, being able to host a basic website, some service,
email, etc at your own location, is perfectly doable, and possibly
preferable to co-locating places where things like this are happening:


or this:


>> I am glad gfiber exists to put a scare into certain monopolists, but
>> even then I'd be tons happier if municipalities treated basic wired
>> connectivity as we do roads. One of the great "Secrets" of silicon
>> valley is it got wired for fiber early, through the vision and
>> foresight of people like Brian Reid and everybody got easy access.
> That must be a really well-kept secret as I am aware of no fibre running to
> my house in Sunnyvale :)

The fiber loop around palo alto has quite the inspiring story behind
it. Maybe brian will
write it down one day, or already has.


> rick jones
> speaking for myself alone

Dave Täht

NSFW: https://w2.eff.org/Censorship/Internet_censorship_bills/russell_0296_indecent.article

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