[members-discuss] budget 2012
Brandon Butterworth brandon at bogons.net
Wed Oct 12 17:52:55 CEST 2011
> Complication was further > introduced by 2007-01 and we put off implementing this for an additional > year under the principle of least surprise. If you need to charge to make people use it effectively just put it on our bill like everything else. Having to faff with clients signing contracts was surprise and not wanted, trying to make clients become LIR/direct RIPE customers was not wanted. > We also have to work within the constraints of the Dutch tax > system, which eliminates certain options, as we've seen. Finally we, the > board, have a legal duty, affecting us personally (yes, that means they > take my house away if the RIPE NCC gets into difficulty), to run the > business of the RIPE NCC in a prudent and legal fashion. Move it to UK and make a limited company then, that's a crazy risk to have to take on personally regards brandon ---- If you don't want to receive emails from the RIPE NCC members-discuss mailing list, please log in to your LIR Portal account and go to the general page: https://lirportal.ripe.net/general/view Click on "Edit my LIR details", under "Subscribed Mailing Lists". From here, you can add or remove addresses.