[hackerspaces] Next steps -

James Carlson james at schoolfactory.org
Thu Apr 18 02:36:46 CEST 2013

The School Factory, a 501(c)3, would be happy to host gratis. (We're
providing space for spaces and their projects as it is.)

On Mon, Apr 15, 2013 at 1:48 AM, David Francos <me at davidfrancos.net> wrote:

> 2013/4/15 Mark Janssen <dreamingforward at gmail.com>
>> On Sun, Apr 14, 2013 at 6:36 PM, Petr Baudis <pasky at ucw.cz> wrote:
>> >> Alternatively, Matt Joyce proposed to take them, why wouldn't that be
>> >> a proper solution?
>> >
>> >   I don't know that many people from the global hackerspace community
>> > so my first instict would be to ask Mitch Altman. :-) But quite possibly
>> > Matt Joyce would be also a fine person to take care of the domain.
>> As an former administrator myself, and as someone whose been quite
>> satisified with the existing administration of hackerspaces.org (and
>> used it), I have to advise caution in giving away an awesome domain
>> name.  If you need to for financial or other personal reason, I urge
>> you to draw up a simple agreement, signed by the new party, that you
>> can re-possess the domain with 60 days notice, without explanation
>> (something along those lines).
> A domain is usually like 10€/year.
> If the problem is financial, and current owner wants to keep it, just
> saying "Hey, I can't afford paying hackerspaces.org anymore", and you've
> got ten bucks in less than ten seconds with paypal donations.
> Any hackerspace out there being itself a non-profit legally and large
> enough?
> That'd be probably the best idea, not a person, but a hackerspace
> (non-profits can own stuff).
> Our hackerspace is in the process of being a legal non-profit, but we're
> only ~12 people.
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