[sf-lug] New SF Community Colo up and running

jim stockford jim at well.com
Sat Mar 3 11:16:38 PST 2007

following up on this--
    currently SF-LUG has a machine (one of jim's towers)
at the coloserve/servepath facility on Spear Street, at no
charge thanks to Paul Lancaster of ColoServe.

    myself, i'd like to be supportive of the SFCCP colo
project at 6th and Brannon.
    in the early days of the group there was discussion of
a small group of us buying a colo spot for various
personal projects.
    i'd be up for sharing the cost of a 2-U space, even
willing to buy a box to go in it (it'd be my box, but
you could do as you please).
    anyone interested in a SF-LUG playpen?

On Mar 3, 2007, at 12:20 AM, Ian wrote:

> (You may have already gotten this announcement on another LUG list.
> For the duplicate, I apologize. This is a one-time announcement to
> this list, intended solely to spread the word that we exist as a new
> colo resource for folks interested. I appreciate your patience and
> understanding)
> Hello SFLUG people,
> We are writing because SFLUG folks might be interested in a new
> non-commercial, community network with a colocation facility in
> downtown San Francisco.
> If you operate a server for an open source project, a non-profit
> organization or non-commercial personal use, you qualify to host your
> server at the San Francisco Community Colocation Project's colo at 6th
> & Brannan in downtown San Francisco.
> Your share of the collectively-purchased space & bandwidth starts
> around $45/1U/month.
> We have helped run a non-profit colo facility in the Bay Area for 5
> years -- and now we are opening the doors to our newest colo in SF. We
> are part of a network that includes other community colos in Seattle,
> Chicago, Toronto and Washington DC.
> We are also committed to the protection of online free speech. In
> 2003, for example, we received a DMCA take-down order from Diebold
> regarding documents that had been posted to our servers that shed an
> embarrassing light on Diebold's eletronic voting machines. The
> Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) took up the case and Diebold
> backed down. A corporate colo probably would have forced the client to
> comply with Diebold's lawyers.
> If any of this sounds good to you, please get in touch!
> 1) Email us -> inquire at sfccp.net
> 2) Call us -> (415) 887-7679
> 3) Check out our website -> http://www.sfccp.net/
> For more information on the Diebold case, see
> http://yro.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=03/11/27/050218
> Thanks for your time,
> Ian McLeod
> San Francisco Community Colocation Project
> www.sfccp.net
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