Coop Peering Fabric??

Chris Caputo ccaputo at alt.net
Tue Aug 12 18:46:42 CDT 2008


On Tue, 12 Aug 2008, Martin Hannigan wrote:
> On Tue, 12 Aug 2008, Bill Woodcock wrote:
> > 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?

The Seattle IX (SIX) filings, along with financial reports to the 
membership, are openly maintained at:

   http://www.seattleix.net/docs/

Chris




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