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Photo by Igor Djokovic, camping above San Juan river, Arizona USA

I haven't been everywhere...
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Photo by Igor Djokovic,
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Grant - That's a pity, the offer stands should you ever find a way around it! Still, these days it's better to make an effort to keep people's details secured wherever possible and I'm glad you're taking that seriously
Thanks!

Agreed - we're super careful about privacy, always have been. We don't, ever, sell or give away anyone's information, period. And we keep as little as possible on the web, and never collect or keep financial info. Susan is also the privacy guru for a major Canadian university.
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Seems like a huge pita to migrate data from server to server.

What about starting again from scratch? Like on the Advrider tentspace thread connected to a Google (my?)maps page.

Invite, via email, previous hosts to complete their up to date details again regarding what they're "offering" (accommodation, coffee, road side assistance etc). The map will grow embrionicly. And has a fighting chance of being up to date. Case in point the Ho Chi Minh City HUBB person I contacted last winter who had moved to a different Vietnamese town more than 10 years previously!

Hence nothing to do with your server and HU hosts do the "work". A trusted volunteer/s could "man"/"woman" it with few security issues.
Yes, I have thought about that, all I need to do is find a system that will do it nicely without months of work and $£€ creating it. It ain't easy... suggestions appreciated.

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Humourous annecdote?: My advrider tentspace pin disappeared off the map around the time, during covid, that I edited my contribution that I insisted that anyone I helped had to show me their vaccine certificate before I would help them (because of health concerns for myself).
Politics, my bet. NOT a good sign of equitable and fair moderation hmmm?
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Yes, I have thought about that, all I need to do is find a system that will do it nicely without months of work and $£€ creating it. It ain't easy... suggestions appreciated.


Politics, my bet. NOT a good sign of equitable and fair moderation hmmm?
This is what they do over on advrider:

https://www.advrider.com/f/threads/t...ap-v2.1215147/

Doesn't look expensive. Would require someone to manually populate/ update/ edit a Google map based on contributions from the "sign up" thread.

Am unconcerned that my pin was removed. In the several years that the pin was up, no one contacted me anyway
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