Seems like the key issue is control of the domain name, which was taken 'private registration' a few months ago. Without it, the project can't keep their commitment to their users of n years worth of updates. So, trust and brand value are at risk.
I suspect their PayPal account can be written off at this point - perhaps why the holder of the account is under the radar. Not that anybody should ever keep a balance in PayPal, that has its own set of horror stories. Still, all kinds of providers go through leadership changes and ousters all the time - this one is being done open-source style. That seems to have some media people freaked out. A bunch of people who have earned excellent reputations in the linux community are signatories to the letter. -Bill -- Bill McGonigle, Owner Work: 603.448.4440 BFC Computing, LLC Home: 603.448.1668 http://www.bfccomputing.com/ Cell: 603.252.2606 Twitter, etc.: bill_mcgonigle Page: 603.442.1833 Email, IM, VOIP: b...@bfccomputing.com Blog: http://blog.bfccomputing.com/ VCard: http://bfccomputing.com/vcard/bill.vcf _______________________________________________ gnhlug-discuss mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org http://mail.gnhlug.org/mailman/listinfo/gnhlug-discuss/