[Foundation-l] what do we do in the event the Foundation fails? - Re: Pol...

Ray Saintonge saintonge at telus.net
Thu Apr 19 09:08:39 UTC 2007

daniwo59 at aol.com wrote:

>In a message dated 4/18/2007 6:37:44 PM Eastern Daylight Time,  
>kelly.lynn.martin at gmail.com writes:
>I think  the communities should demand that the Foundation place the
>domain names  and trademarks into a perpetual trust, precisely to
>ensure that the WMF's  failure as a going concern will not destroy
>those communities by the loss  of access to their domain names. 
>This has been discussed before and it is surprising that it has not  
>happened. I would suggest that it be done immediately, and that trusted  non-community 
>members be selected to head this trust. Perhaps there are  candidates on our 
>advisory board. 
Who determines which non-community are to be trusted?  Having the 
trustees named by the chapters would also be viable.


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