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Re: [board-discuss] The Document Collective ownership


It would be better to conduct this discussion on the Members list.

S.


On Fri, Feb 28, 2020 at 12:57 PM Ilmari Lauhakangas <
ilmari.lauhakangas@libreoffice.org> wrote:

> In the public board call today it was said that the proposed commercial
> entity The Document Collective should not be owned by TDF because of
> litigation risk. The risk is thought to form due to the anticipated
> significant amount of funds moved through TDC (which will lead TDC to
> enter into various contracts).
>
> I am not convinced that this is reason enough to establish TDC outside
> TDF. How did the board arrive at this conclusion? By consulting with
> lawyers?
>
> TDF members should understand that in practice nothing is stopping TDF
> from owning a commercial entity either in Germany or outside of Germany.
>
> Furthermore, TDF already has a business entity which handles the
> production costs and income from sales of promotional products (t-shirts
> etc.). This existing entity could be used to pilot the ideas behind the
> TDC proposal.
>
> Ilmari
>
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