[Ben gently reminded me I forgot to hit 'reply-all'] On 07/30/2009 06:01 PM, Ben Scott wrote: > Is CentOS incorporated? If not, there is no write-off.
Hrm? I mean they probably can't expect to ever recover it. > It's just > that all their benefactors who gave them money will now be very > concerned that their money went into somebody's pocket. Lawsuits may > follow. If somebody took the donations and did something else with them, that would be fraud. Without a formal org, it's probably not embezzlement. > Future donations may be less likely. yes, without structure to prevent abuse. Given structure, perhaps more. There's talk of a foundation. > If they were depending > on PayPal funds to keep servers running, operations may be impacted. They're not. They wanted to take the funds and do some marketing. Servers and bandwidth are donated. Labor is volunteered. -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 email@example.com http://mail.gnhlug.org/mailman/listinfo/gnhlug-discuss/