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With all the backlash1 surrounding Reddit’s unpopular decision to restrict their API while effectively killing most of the 3rd party apps in the process, many started wondering whether Reddit should remain their “front page of the Internet” and maybe even started to explore alternatives. Background People who have been on the internet for a while might be currently experiencing a bad case of déjà vu. For those who weren’t around back then, Reddit’s biggest user influx has happened at the same time when the core users of Digg (a popular link aggregator of the 10s) started protesting some changes their platform of choice had recently introduced.
Not many homelab enthusiast knows that Oracle still offers a pretty comprehensive package of cloud resources for free. One of those resources are free IPSec-based Site-to-Site VPN tunnels, which can help you extend your local network to the cloud in a secure way.