[Theforum] sponsorships

Lachlan Cannon luminosity at members.evolt.org
Tue Apr 30 18:44:37 CDT 2002

Luther, Ron said:
> *** Do our SC or BoD chimps need to get their ischial callosities [1]
> in gear to 'define' *WHO* we are willing to accept money from?  [Some,
> (me for example), might take offence at accepting money from the KKK or
> the Illinois Nazi's and putting anything at all related to them on our
> site. Others might be offended at sponsorship from a Baptist church or
> a beef products company, 'Oscar Meyer Evolt?'.]  Granted - the first
> example might be a 'no brainer' ----- but where do we 'draw the line'
> and who draws it? {Yeah - 'we do' -- but should we have a 'Monkey
> Voodoo' group take a swag at drafting a version first - or just hash it
> out here?}

I don't think it's too hard to define. Something like a nazi group is
obviously out, whereas a church or business should be fine, as long as they
understand the evolt sponsorship code of ethics.

> We also have some finance and billing issues to consider folks, if a
> 'sponsor' agrees to installment billing - who sends out the bill?  Who
> duns them when they are late?  How long do we wait until we 'pull their
> information'?  If they host tips and don't pay ... what do we do?

Don't provide them with whatever until we receive the money. Simple as that.


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