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Italo i would take that offer as full time job as infrastructure admin :)
question is would that require me to relocate to germany or could I work
from here in malta?

On Sat, Nov 17, 2012 at 1:36 PM, Italo Vignoli <>wrote:

 You cannot be paid for BoD duties, but you can be paid for other duties,
if the organization can hire someone.

We need someone for almost full time infrastructure administration, which
is not a BoD duty.

This has been thoroughly checked by lawyers, and is compliant with German

Most free software foundation have a paid professional to handle duties
such as infrastructure and administration, and we have now reached the
stage where we need this kind of support.

Best, Italo

Italo Vignoli
Mobile +39.348.5653829

On Saturday 17 November 2012 at 11:00, Marc Paré wrote:

Le 2012-11-15 07:15, Thorsten Behrens a écrit :

Request: authorize Thorsten Behrens to hire Florian Effenberger as a
part-time employee of TDF for non-board related tasks (e.g.
infrastructure work), for up to a year, and at a cost not exceeding
EUR 37k per annum.

Result of vote: 6 approvals, 1 neutral, 0 disapprovals

Decision: the request has been approved.

I am just curious about this. In Canada, I believe a member of any
non-profit BoD is not allowed to be hired nor be paid any "work" related

Is this different in German law? It seems to be that way.



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