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Re: [Social-discuss] FooPlug -- GNU social on a plug computer


From: Jason Self
Subject: Re: [Social-discuss] FooPlug -- GNU social on a plug computer
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2010 18:39:53 -0700 (PDT)

Thomas Cort wrote...
>
> I live in Gatineau, Qu├ębec, Canada, and the Terms of Service for the
> ISPs in my area prohibit residential/home users from running servers.
> Is anyone doing anything on this front? Either coming up with a way to
> securely push data to a server somewhere out on the net or trying to
> persuade ISPs to loosen their Terms of Service?

Change plans with your ISP, or change your ISP.

I have a "business" account with my ISP, and they let my run my servers from my
home. Sure, it costs me about twice as much as it otherwise would but we're
talking about freedom & autonomy here.

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