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RE: Donations for TortoiseSVN

From: Loritsch, Berin <bloritsch_at_dtri.net>
Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2010 12:39:05 -0400

> > 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.

That really sucks. Their probably banking (pun not intended) on the
fact that international law is way too complicated and most folks don't
have pockets deep enough to hire a lawyer up to the task. They are
probably less likely to yank around a large corporation, but then large
corporations wouldn't be using Paypal anyway.

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