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On Mon, Jul 17, 2000 at 10:21:29PM -0500, Phil Brutsche wrote:
> A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far way, someone said...


> This is off http://www.debian.org/MailingLists/subscribe (down towards the
> bottom):
> Mailing list advertising policy
> This policy is intended to fight mailing-list "spamming". 
> The Debian Linux mailing lists accept commercial advertising for payment.
> We offer a fee waiver if you can show us the canceled check for a $1000
> (U.S.) or more donation to "Software in the Public Interest" (SPI). One
> donation per advertisement, please. If you don't wish to donate, simply
> post your advertisement to the list, and the operator of the mailing lists
> will bill you $1999 (U.S). The list operator will donate this amount,
> minus the expense of collecting it, to SPI. Please note that the lists are
> distributed automatically - messages are generally not read or checked in
> any way before they are distributed.

Has this fee ever actually been collected?  Excepting the Loki case

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