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Re: Fedora and the world



On Thu, 15 May 2008 19:55:25 +0100
"Jonathan Roberts" <jonrob fedoraproject org> wrote:

> 2008/5/15 Jeff Spaleta <jspaleta gmail com>:
> > On Thu, May 15, 2008 at 8:57 AM, Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams
> > <ivazqueznet gmail com> wrote:
> >> What if a Fedora account is held by someone seeking to overthrow a
> >> government? What if a Fedora account is held by a company seeking to
> >> find a cure for a terminal disease via illegal stem cell research? What
> >> if a Fedora account is held by a vandal? A robber? Someone speaking out
> >> against a religion?
> >>
> >> IMO, the Fedora Project MUST maintain an amoral stance on who gets
> >> accounts (within the realm of the laws it's bound by, of course), even
> >> if the members feel otherwise.
> >
> > Oh we are talking about FAS accounts.... not the secret monetary bank
> > accounts that I'm not suppose to know about.
> 
> Lol, well I was talking about bank accounts, but if Fedora has no
> money of its own then I guess this isn't a problem!

As I understand things, Fedora as a project has no monetary control.
The money comes from Red Hat and is held in Red Hat accounts.

There was discussion at long time ago about creating a Fedora
Foundation, however that proved to be not worth the effort.

josh


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