[Bitcoin-development] Dedicated server for bitcoin.org, your thoughts?

Jeremy Spilman jeremy at taplink.co
Mon Dec 9 06:29:25 UTC 2013


I can provide the server hardware and colocation (space, power, and  
bandwidth) if dedicated 50Mbit in 55 S. Market, San Jose, CA data center  
is acceptable.

If it needs more bandwidth than that, in a few months I hope to be getting  
space in LA with 1Gbit, but I can't commit to that now.


> On Sun, Dec 8, 2013, at 03:11 PM, Drak wrote:
>> It's not just about trust, there is the robustness factor: what if he  
>> becomes sick, unavailable, hit by a bus? Others need the ability to  
>> >>pickup and run with it. The control over the domain (including  
>> ability to renew registration, alter nameservers) needs to be with more  
>> than >>one person. That's why I suggest using the same people who have  
>> control over the software project at sf,github
>The bitcoin.org domain is controlled by me, Sirius, and an anonymous  
> person. Control will not be lost if Sirius becomes unavailable.
>SSL is probably a good idea, and it's probably also a good idea to  
> separate bitcoin.org from Github. I don't know that I trust Github. I'm  
> sure that you can >find a sponsor for a dedicated server. Let us know if  
> DNS changes to bitcoin.org are required.
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