Re: Open Voting Foundation

From: Ron Crane <voting_at_lastland_dot_net>
Date: Mon Feb 28 2005 - 16:36:58 CST

> I would like to have done this sooner, and this cannot be put off any
> longer. We are forming a sister organization called the Open Voting
> Foundation (OVF). I reserved the name today.
>
> http://www.omidyar.net/group/openvoting/file/9.07.11096236079/get/ovf-
> namereservation.pdf
>
> The OVF will be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, which means
> donations will be tax deductible. The mission will be complementary to
> the OVC... something like this:
>
> The purpose of this corporation is to foster
> openness and transparency in public elections
> through the development of open voting
> systems and software.
>
> Some differences between OVC and OVF:
>
> - OVF has nothing to do with deployment
> - OVF not be involved in legislation or politics
> - OVF will not promote business interests of members

Does this mean that OVF will actually develop a platform based upon
OVC's software? But you say it has "nothing to do with deployment".

-Ron

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