[members-discuss] budget 2012
Nigel Titley nigel at titley.com
Wed Oct 12 18:22:26 CEST 2011
On 12/10/2011 16:52, Brandon Butterworth wrote: > 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. Agreed. However, that was what 2007-01 asked the RIPE NCC to do. So it was what the community wanted. > Move it to UK and make a limited company then, that's a crazy risk to > have to take on personally Even the directors of a UK limited company have personal financial liability under some circumstances. Of course in the commercial world there are rewards against which to balance the risk. Admittedly, the risk is small in the case of the RIPE NCC, but it is still there. All the board members do the job because we think the job is worth doing and the (non-financial) rewards exceed the risk. Nigel ---- 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.