[Consortium] Advertising Policy - linuxaudio.org
Ivica Ico Bukvic
ico at vt.edu
Wed Apr 11 15:23:54 UTC 2012
Redirecting paid things to your own server will be the easiest and fastest solution to this if you are interested in having this done quickly.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: consortium-bounces at lists.linuxaudio.org [mailto:consortium-
> bounces at lists.linuxaudio.org] On Behalf Of Patrick Shirkey
> Sent: Monday, April 09, 2012 6:16 AM
> To: consortium at lists.linuxaudio.org
> Subject: Re: [Consortium] Advertising Policy - linuxaudio.org
> On Sun, April 8, 2012 3:29 am, Ivica Ico Bukvic wrote:
> > On 04/07/2012 09:16 PM, Jörn Nettingsmeier wrote:
> >> On 04/08/2012 01:38 AM, Patrick Shirkey wrote:
> >>> Easter Greetings to the list.
> >>> I have been contacted by a reputable audio company who would
> like to
> >>> sponsor the "audio quality howto" by placing an advertisement on
> >>> page
> >>> for a one year period.
> >>> http://lau.linuxaudio.org/audio_quality_howto.htm
> >>> Do we have an advertising policy for Linuxaudio.org?
> >> why would anyone want to advertise on a page that has been
> >> for 12 years?!
> > Bitrotting or not, the site is hosted by a land grant university for
> > free which I believe (translation: I am 99.99% sure) means we cannot
> > make money off the site unless we move to private hosting. I can
> > double-check with the powers that be if anyone needs a 100%
> > on this one.
> They have offered $50 for a one year placement. I'm still deciding if that
> is a fair amount.
> I am happy to host paid content on my own server if we can redirect the
> DNS to that location. I suggest that all content under the "lau" and
> "quicktoots" subdomains are hosted on my server.
> That way we are able to have paid content and free (as in beer)
> content so
> we are Libre in the true sense of the word.
> The next step will be to figure out a policy for advertising placements,
> how to deal with any income that is generated and how far we are
> to go down that path.
> Personally I would love to be able to pay people to contribute to LAO
> if advertising in a respectful and tasteful way helps make that possible
> then I think it is a reasonable topic for discussion.
> Patrick Shirkey
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