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Would you be able to give us some more background to this please? While
it's good to have the decision public, without the context of the request
it is hard to understand the merits of this large unbudgeted expenditure.
If that remains sensitive, perhaps post to the list only Trustees can read.

As a more minor point, it would be good to also report the attendance in
this item too, so that this becomes a more complete record and we know who
was involved.


(TDF Trustee)

On Tue, May 31, 2022 at 2:39 PM Florian Effenberger <> wrote:


the following decision, which was taken in private on 2022-05-31, is now
made public in accordance with our statutes.

Florian Effenberger wrote on 27.05.22 at 10:15:

I hereby ask for a VOTE on an additional budget of 30.000 € for legal

The vote runs 72h from now.

given the topic, for the avoidance of doubt, first the result within the

The Board of Directors at the time of voting consists of 7 seat holders
(not including deputies). In order to be quorate, the vote needs to have
1/2 or more of the Board of Directors members, which gives 4.

A total of 4 Board of Directors members have participated in the vote.

The vote is quorate.

A quorum could be reached with a simple majority of 3 votes.

Result of vote: 4 approvals, 0 abstain, 0 disapprovals.
Decision: The proposal has been accepted.

One deputy supports the motion as well.
After the 72h, two more board members supported the motion.


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