Personal Server

a server controlled by/for an individual


doesn't have to be a physical Home Server/DesktopWebServer machine, could be virtual/Hosted Server

for your Universal Inbox/Universal Outbox hosting?

talk P2P with other people's servers? a challenge because of NAT

but People Don't Want To Run Their Own Servers

Jul'2012: Les Orchard breaks the category down into "aerostats, base stations, and the cloud" to support an Open Social Networking Model.


Sovereign is a set of Ansible playbooks that you can use to build and maintain your own personal cloud (I know I know). It’s based entirely on open source software, so you’re in control. (Alex Payne)

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