[hackerspaces] will the fruits of our labors be used for good or for evil?

Justis Peters justis.peters at gmail.com
Wed Nov 30 08:00:19 CET 2011

On 11/30/2011 01:45 AM, Volatile Compound wrote:
> Also true, but again it all comes back to terms of acceptance.  It's 
> just as easy for the person writing the cheque to say, "nope, not 
> going to agree to that" and withhold the funds until the clause in 
> question is modified to their liking or removed. 
This is an excellent reason to maintain your own ability to say "no".

AFAICT, none of us need these funds, except perhaps to fund projects 
that are larger than we would otherwise accomplish. Therefore, we can 
choose to accept external funding only when it is a win-win where we are 
comfortable with the terms. Until that opportunity presents itself, we 
are happy doing creative hacks with the funds from member dues and 
individual contributions.

Think big, hack on what's in front of you, and buy your tools with cash :)

Kind regards,

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