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Gentoo Foundation - Status Update
1. Gentoo name and G logo
Chien Colleen, the Foundation's attorney, will look into the trademark
registration of the Gentoo name and the G logo. Once established (and
transferred from Gentoo Technologies Inc.), the Gentoo Foundation will
put out guidelines on the use of the name and logo of which a draft is
2. Bank Account
Grant is working on the NetBank account for the Gentoo Foundation. Once an
account is established (which, considering the
we-are-no-501.3(c)6-yet-but-we-are-working-on-it status, is a bit more work
than usual) a PayPal account will be created.
3. Copyright assignment
After a conference call with Chien Colleen we are still investigating wether
or not it is feasible to ask for copyright assignment of Gentoo-related
material in order to protect us from possible license infringements. Chien
will now be working on a Copyright Assignment Document that covers our needs
without putting any demands on our contributors rights.
Meeting minutes can be found online at
Daniel Robbins has informed us that the Gentoo Store will keep the donations
separately until the Foundation has a bank account, on which he'll then
transfer the donations to.
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