Yeah, taking it all the way to the Supremes worked really well in killing off infinite copyright extension, didn't it?
ceph, XIV, and other distributed storage controller models are available today, and avoid controller bottlenecks.
Microsoft is more my friend than Apple, yet they seem to escape such suggestions in the free software world.
If it's that big an issue for you, I'm sure you'll be happy to stand up for those ideals; set up a hosting setup and provide SourceForge quality hosting to anyone, irrespective of local laws.
C'mon, you love freedom, right?
"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary saftey deserve neither liberty not saftey." -- Benjamin Franklin, 1759