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I think there is a business model for different reasons.

As web client tech stabilizes and telecom regulatory rollback continues, there may be an opportunity for localized solutions to be landed for all sorts of different purposes.

I don’t see large opportunities in localized “web tech” (I’ll read as http based) business.

The whole reason the web works for business is that you can give something away to millions of people for ad revenue or sell something to very large groups for small amounts of money.

Localization reduces your customer base. The price a business has to charge would be higher. This is on top of the adoption problem.

That’s one aspect of the business, but you also have companies like Netsuite or Intuit selling general ledgers and similar solutions, and those lines of business don’t really benefit from the scale.

There might also be a business, although an altruistic one, in helping people set up low-fi data-centers and edge-network nodes on commodity, low-power hardware.

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