Protect yourself from the NSA and Google with your own at-home server

arkOS is a new server created by Jacob Cook that allows users host their own email, file-sharing, chat and web sites from their own living rooms. This new server, which still hasn’t been fully realised, will greatly increase data security and will prevent your data or services from being deleted by companies on a whim.

The NSA scandal has ruffled the feathers of even the biggest birds in the Internet eyrie. Google slaughters whatever services it sees fit, despite public outcry. These are grave days for the little people of the Internet. But one 23-year-old developer has planted his flag in the ground, hoping to give us all a little of our own online power back.

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