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Re: Donations for TortoiseSVN

From: Bryce Schober <bryce.schober_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2010 09:00:33 -0700

Bah, that was broken, try this instead:

http://twitter.com/share?url=http://tortoisesvn.net/howpaypalscrewsopensourceprojects&text=How+PayPal+screws+open+source+projects+(e.g.+TortoiseSVN)&source=tortoisesvn.net

On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 8:59 AM, Bryce Schober <bryce.schober_at_gmail.com>wrote:

> Here's a twitter-sharing link for sharing Stefan's post:
>
>
> http://twitter.com/share?url=http://shar.es/0ud7p&text=How+PayPal+screws+open+source+projects+(e.g.+TortoiseSVN)&source=tortoisesvn.net
>
>
> On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 8:36 AM, Stefan K√ľng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> On 17.09.2010 17:32, Loritsch, Berin wrote:
>> >> I've posted the whole story here:
>> >> http://tortoisesvn.net/howpaypalscrewsopensourceprojects
>> >>
>> >> Stefan
>> >
>> > So, did you specifically choose Paypal Singapore to contract with,
>> > or was that done for you by Paypal's system? Essentially by reading
>> > Paypal's responses it appears to have been a change in Singapore law
>> > that caused the problem, and it only affects people contracted with
>> > Paypal Singapore. However, if you did not select which subsidiary
>> > processes your money, that can strengthen your case a bit.
>>
>> I'm living in Switzerland, and all accounts of Swiss citizens were moved
>> a while ago to PP Singapore. Nothing anyone could do about that.
>>
>> > Of course, couldn't you argue that you are providing a service
>> > (developing software) for which people are paying a voluntary fee?
>> > Much like shareware.... Lawyers are paid to play word games and
>> > find loopholes, and I'm sure they would come up with something like
>> > that.
>>
>> I tried, but they're immune to any arguments. Really, I sent about 7
>> emails arguing about that.
>> I guess their system simply can't handle cases where a "final" decision
>> has to be changed, so their employees can't do anything and only reply
>> with lame excuses.
>>
>> Stefan
>>
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