moxie seems to believe there are only two options for how services can be hosted: self-hosting or commercial hosting.

completely ignoring community hosting.

that reinforces my feel that community hosting is one of the biggest advantages of fedi.

(he is absolutely right that #web3 is crap, of course)


@rysiek Do most people care how their email services are hosted? This is the ultimate wide-scale interoperable federated service.

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@rysiek @jon I am waiting to see the day when by default you are provided with a Fedi account by your ISP when you sign up for internet service (how pretty much everyone I know got their first email in the early aughts...). Far from an ideal solution, but I know a lot of non-tech savvy folks that still communicate with those ISP email addresses!

@jkuester @rysiek

What I think would probably be another version of that would be if someone was issued a Fedi account by their employer or educational institution.

Two examples of this:

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