Coop Peering Fabric??

Martin Hannigan hannigan at verneglobal.com
Tue Aug 12 15:32:26 CDT 2008


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bill Woodcock [mailto:woody at pch.net]
> Sent: Tuesday, August 12, 2008 12:33 PM
> To: Patrick W. Gilmore
> Cc: NANOG list
> Subject: Re: Coop Peering Fabric??
> 
>       On Tue, 12 Aug 2008, Patrick W. Gilmore wrote:
>     > Could one of the "dangers" of a coop be "borg'ed by for-profit
>     > entity looking to rip out every cent they can"?
> 
> That's one of the reasons many of them incorporate as non-profits...
> Under the tax laws of most countries, the U.S. and Canada included,
> non-profits are legaly protected against acquisition by for-profits.
> 

Do any of these operations post their tax returns online?

-M<






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