[Consortium] Advertising Policy - linuxaudio.org
pshirkey at boosthardware.com
Sun Apr 15 00:36:10 UTC 2012
I'll coordinate with Daniel to get the dns for those subdomains pointing
at my server.
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On Wed, April 11, 2012 5:23 pm, Ivica Ico Bukvic wrote:
> 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
>> 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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