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Re: General Positive Feedback re: revision of site (fwd)
The only way we would become a real corp is if it was a non-profit and
not public. Therefore a hostile take over is not possible. Also we have
not even discussed this portion yet.
David Lawyer wrote:
> Guyhlem Aznar wrote:
> >So let's vote :
> >Who agrees with Joshua idea (2 month/30 days/60 days, i.e. letting some
> >copyright to the LDP to ensure future updates) ?
> >Who disagrees and think all copyrights should be kept by each author ?
> I vote to let the authors keep their copyrights since you can't take it
> away from them unless they have agreed to that condition in advance.
> Also, I don't think that the LDP should incorportate as a formal
> organization since it would require a lot of planning in order to avoid the
> dangers of a hostile takeover. If the LDP owns a lot of copyrights it
> would be a lucrative target for such a takeover. Most authors don't
> participate and just a handful of renegade authors (of short howtos ?)
> might take over the organization and get ownership of its copyrights.
> While it probably wouldn't happen, it could. There are lots of such
> hostile takeovers, many that never are covered in the news.
> David Lawyer
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