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[–]magnora7[S] 3 insightful - 1 fun3 insightful - 0 fun4 insightful - 1 fun -  (8 children)

It's not a troll if our server company is threatening to shut down our servers. It's as real as it gets.

[–]Broken-needles350 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (7 children)

lol, no, im not talkin about your company, your company relayed the dmca, from what i understand, lol.

the cricket clowncil that it came from, lol.

these are the days where you pretty much gotta physically own your server, not rent one from some company, cause they wont defend you, they'll throw you under the bus, just like yours was itchin to do.

[–]magnora7[S] 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (6 children)

Yeah, I see what you mean. But from our perspective, our server company is going to act the same, so I'm not sure how we could react differently in these moments with the 96 hour shutdown timer ticking in the background. This is the type of thing that'd be nice to change over to a crowd-distributed server model

[–]Broken-needles350 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun -  (5 children)

yea true, they are gonna act the same, they'll protect themselves over the consumer.

im guessing you mean some sort of decentralised hosting solution by crowd distributed server model, yea, that would be pretty good, best bet is to actually look around ebay and find a good server with atleast 16 gb's of ram, the cpu's might be a decade old, but they can still throw the punches. lol

[–]magnora7[S] 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun -  (4 children)

I can run a server. That's not the problem.

Distributed servers means the legal responsibility is not placed on one person. As it is, the server can get shut down by the server company. If I run my own server, I can go to jail and they can trace my IP, if I do not shut down the things in the DMCA request.

Distributed computing however means that no one is tied to the server, as there is no single server or single owner, but instead dozens or hundreds. That changes the legal dynamics considerably. But the software for making this happen may or may not even exist yet and is extremely complex. It's right on the edge of being doable.

[–]Broken-needles350 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (3 children)

they can try, but the tech is there that you can use to officially move saidit underground so to speak, using cjdns ;)

they cant attack what they cant see.

[–]magnora7[S] 3 insightful - 1 fun3 insightful - 0 fun4 insightful - 1 fun -  (2 children)

Interesting suggestion, that's a new one. I'll read more about it

Moving to switzerland might help us get less DMCA notices, but we'll see what happens

[–]Broken-needles350 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun -  (1 child)

ah, we arent on the swiss server yet? i thought we were, lol.

but yea, cjdns uses ipv6 tunneling to form a private network. you can even use it to create a WISP if you have a router that supports openwrt :)

[–]magnora7[S] 3 insightful - 1 fun3 insightful - 0 fun4 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

No, haha. We're almost there, we've got the parallel copy running on the swiss server but it's not hooked up to a URL yet. We'll make an announcement.

Interesting :)