[Dev] Some doubts about Parabola's donations

coadde coadde at riseup.net
Wed Apr 5 23:27:43 GMT 2017

On 04/05/2017 09:39 PM, Luke wrote:
> On 04/05/2017 04:51 PM, Tiberiu-Cezar Tehnoetic wrote:
>>> Our agreement has been signed on 24 September 2015 for a term of 1 (one)
>>> year and it has been automatically renewed on 24 September 2016. I
>>> remind everyone that Ceata doesn't charge Parabola any fee for handling
>>> its donations and expenses.
>>> Any other free software nonprofit offering fiscal sponsorship (such as
>>> FSF and SF Conservancy) charges the projects under their umbrella with a
>>> standard fee of 10% of income. That is around €250 EUR for the income
>>> Parabola has received so far.
>>> Considering that there is a number of Parabola hackers/donors
>>> unsatisfied with Ceata's fiscal sponsorship, it is our decision to
>>> terminate the current agreement. Please consider this the "sixty (60)
>>> days written notice" I send you on behalf of Ceata, as per §7.
> I just wanted to take a moment to say that while questions were being
> asked by members of our community, no one has made the public the
> decision to "terminate".
> However, as Ceata has already made this decision for us (which is
> allowed per §7), it will be unlikely to find a replacement within 60 days.
> As for current consensus:
> I think we should immediately remove donation links from the website to
> avoid further loss/confusion of Parabola donations until this matter is
> resolved.


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