said by moldypickle:alrighty thanks again!!!!!
I don't know the technical terms behind the servers for SL home use, but I've always used servers or NAS units for storage I can access from abroad on ever cable I've been with. Servers have the potential to hammer the upload and to generate a TON of traffic (i.e. web or dbase servers) when you start allowing the public on. Personal access for remote storage I'm pretty sure is legal.
I have absolutely zero clue about Server 8, so can't help you there, lol, but if you're interested in going the linux router and setting up a media server, google MythTV. The server and atleast one tv tuner become the back end and there is a LOAD that can be done with that software.