Why Offshore Web Hosting?
- have you even heard of it before?
- benefits vary by country
- freedom is a primary key
- privacy is also an important factor
Legalities Across the Globe
- certain countries restrict certain sites
- other countries are more enabling
- laws can protect but possibly constrain, too
Privacy is Always in Mind
- can choose anonymous hosting
- protect your identity from the masses
- don't have to worry about random stalkers
- DON'T do this for unlawful reasons!
- think long term and world-wide impact
Consider the Costs
- some offshore hosting can be extremely cheap
- others can be crazy expensive
- other countries may open advertising routes
Freedom from Nature?
- natural disasters are a real concern
- you may not be able to relocate
- no reason you can't keep your data safe
- ensure website protection by location
But Where are these Offshore Places?
- the United States and United Kingdom
- Panama, Netherlands, Singapore
- China can be good, but be aware of spam rules
Wrapping Up Your Hosting Needs
- looking for reliability in any situation
- potentially powerful price for performance
- legalities and privacy are important
- do what's right and get to doing already
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