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EU / "custom" AWS zones? (POPI (ZA) and GDPR requirements related)

Good day,

 Now the the USoA has lately been making my clients real jittery and thus they are asking about non-USoA base options, prefering to host locally in ZA ‘cause of the POPI Act requirements (Which then makes is a AWS/Azure type oferring ;( ) but “allowing” GDPR equivalent countries as last resort.

 So, though I raised this question years ago, (Like circa 2016) it’s becoming a bigger pain point today for me, and I’m also refering to https://www.tarsnap.com/faq.html#non-US-Tarsnap

Note, that referring to https://www.tarsnap.com/faq.html#non-US-Tarsnap ,  I’m NOT challenging the crypto nor tarsnap’s end-to-end security, but them clients are NOT liking the idea/words that looks tastes nor smells like USoA, as they immediately thinks NSA/Patriot Act etc. etc. ie. it’s an emotional not a technical issue, especially when they ask questions like: “What if the USoA blocks all internet connection to our countries?”

So the questions then:

1) Possiblilities of Tarsnap.com setting up EU (and other “specific region”) nodes/options? (Yes, I expect it to be more expensive given the higher expenses related to the EU & ZA regions as a starting point) and referring to https://www.tarsnap.com/faq.html#non-US-Tarsnap - what is holding back ETAs?

2) If (1) is a no-no: Would you be willing to assist (at fee/etc.) to setup a similar service for the EU/etc.

3) What about running on other S3 “compatible” block storage environments? ie. a on-premise solution(s)

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