On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 9:38 AM, cyrano <cyrano.fawkes(a)gmail.com> wrote:
Hello, this topic is from foundation-l, I think it is
more suited on
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What about sharing the whole databases among the millions of users, in
some p2p net with a lot of redundancies?, something like a dense, cloudy
internet of databases who remains whole even if it looses part of
itself? Does it sound unwordly?
It could be a good complement to the server based versions.
this sounds nice but just wouldn't work at all. we need to have
reliable databases with a consistant latency.
Le 22/01/2012 20:50, Jussi-Ville Heiskanen a écrit :
> The simple option that will just blow all this talk fo lobbying away,
> is to migrate outside US jurisdiction entirely. It does entail some
> costs, and may well not be optimal, on many fronts.
> A medium option is to do a plan on the lines of the actions that
> Google has already put into force, of diversifying datacenters that
> have our non-fungible assets, so that for enforcement they would
> have to invade sovreign territory. But for a non-profit, our best line
> would be to say that we are making those plans, but actually want
> to keep the US have the PR benefit of being able to say that WMF
> like entities find the US best to be incorporated in. And then grin
> very hard, so they know we mean business. Follow up with saying
> the very real contingency plans can not wait on their realizing they
> have the wrong end of the stick, so we have to act now.
> So we will put a few fallback datacenters elsewhere, just so our
> various communities and chapters realize we aren't going to be
> bullied by US jurisdiction. But we have a much more expansive
> plan which we tell we will eventually realize. But the legislators
> in the US have to understand we are doing this all so they realize
> what they are working on is harmful to prosperity around the globe.
And if they
play ball, (we won't give a cent of tribute, sorry) we will
not accelerate the rate at which we realize the full international
nature of the Wikimedia Foundation.
That is pretty much the line of "education" that might be effective,
without costing the Foundation a single backhander.
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