After having taken the time to set up YunoHost, I've saved myself a little money and feel empowered.
However, I now have no direct imperative to financially support some orgs/projects I like and was supporting (GreenNet, Wallabag, etc).
I could self-host and donate, but then it probably ends up costing more if you factor in time and money combined.
I've seen various projects try, not sure if any have discovered the magic that leads to high(ish?) levels of engagement.
Its great to be able to self host. But get feels that the ideas that drive it as an ultimate target are tied up with the values that have driven ever greater individualisation and atomisation in our societies. Not a great goal
I get it that many that 'self host' also expand this to family & friends, which is definitely moving, in what I feel, is a healthier direction
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