[Freedombox-discuss] Introductions

Joshua Spodek joshuaspodek at yahoo.com
Tue Aug 31 20:19:30 UTC 2010

On la, 2010-08-28 at 21:11 +0200, paxcoder wrote:
> > We are settled on distributed storage.
> Are we? Can you provide a URL to the mail message where we decided
> that? 

Eben mentioned in his talk at Debconf --
-- that however eroded the Fourth Amendment in the U.S., governments
around the world tend to respect one's home more than most other
places, such as cloud servers, located who-knows-where (around minute

I understood this point by Eben led to general agreement on supporting
keeping data in one's home for that reason, whatever additional options
users had for storing data wherever else.

> Did we also decide that we can not, must not, support the option for a
> user to buy online storage space from a suitable provider they trust
> more than an experimental distributed online storage system?

I'm not aware of anyone suggesting not supporting using other online
services like you mentioned.

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