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RE: Coop Peering Fabric??
> -----Original Message----- > From: Bill Woodcock [mailto:woody@xxxxxxx] > 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<