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Re: Question for DPL Candidates: Debian $$$

Neil McGovern <neilm@debian.org> writes:

> Except I'm not sure this would be legal under non-profit law, unless
> you're very careful. There's an issue that funds can't be used to pay
> someone the equivilent of a 'wage' in this way.

US non-profits can hire employees, but I believe there are conflict of
interest limitations around the degree to which those employees can then
be involved in the governance of the non-profit.

> I would suggest asking for legal advice if you you want to persue this,

This is certainly good advice.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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