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[–] ilikeskittles 0 points 7 points (+7|-0) ago 

Most everyone has pretty good bandwidth these days. Why not just run it at your home on an old desktop\laptop then you don't have to comply with anyone's TOS?

[–] Dial_Indicator 1 points 7 points (+8|-1) ago 

I heard thats what @puttitout does with voat

[–] peacegnome 0 points 5 points (+5|-0) ago 

feels that way sometimes, doesn't it.

[–] AynRandPaulRyan 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago  (edited ago)

You’d likely get DDOS attacked out of existence once the site gained some noteriety.

[–] ilikeskittles 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Good firewall can handle 90% of that.

[–] uvulectomy 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

Then your ISP steps in and kills your account for a TOS violation. Most don't allow you to run a "server" unless it's a business connection (and even then it might not be allowed). Sure, they hardly ever enforce that. But watch them start ramping up enforcement if a "wrongthink" site is self-hosted.

[–] gattaca 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Ive got a gig fiber commercial acct, will host servers and ngaf. For various political reasons I literally cannot be shut down without costing a politician his job.

Being an isp to underserved communities has its advantage.

[–] ilikeskittles 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

I've never had a problem hosting my own stuff at my business.

[–] HighEnergyLife 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

Yep. You could prob get away running it off a raspberry pi. Your domain registrar might fuck with you like they did with daily stormer. Next would be troubles with your isp. If you started sharing your IP, your isp could just set your reservation to expire every 5mins and all your links would expire.

[–] jxfaith 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

It's an expense but if you're going to be hosting a website, at least pay for a single static IP.

[–] ilikeskittles 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

There used to be a service called Not sure they are still around or not but they would update your dns when your address changed. Every 5 mins would be a bit of a problem.