re-reclaiming my domains

I’ve moved my webstuff back to Reclaim Hosting - I had been a very very happy customer, but decided I needed to move my sites onto canadian-hosted-and-managed servers out of principle. Since then, Reclaim spun up a Canadian-hosted server (but it’s managed by a US company, so there are still… complications). But, I’ve decided to stop caring so rigidly about that. It’s just my webstuff, and it’s far more important to be a part of the Reclaim family than it is to push back in an invisible way against the insanity that is running their country....

June 10, 2018 · 1 min

Repatriating my websites

I've been thinking about doing this since the last US election. And now, with the words and actions of the Trump administration, I'm just not comfortable leaving my web presence on US servers. The decision to move my stuff back onto Canadian servers was easy - just a simple exercise in logic. The hard part is leaving what has been the best web hosting company - the best online community supporter - I've ever had the pleasure of being a member of....

January 30, 2017 · 2 min

Why Reclaim Hosting is important

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="475"] possibly Jim and Tim at work running Reclaim Hosting. Or some other guys.[/caption]Edtech (and tech in general) is largely hostile to humans. It has evolved to try to lock people in so that data about them can be sold and resold. This is why Reclaim Hosting is so important - Jim nails it with a mini-manifesto for the company: Tim and I aren't "businessmen" (though I joke about it), we're edtechs who have an intimate understanding of higher ed....

September 16, 2015 · 2 min