[At-Large] Auction Proceeds - where we are and what you can help

bzs at theworld.com bzs at theworld.com
Sun May 14 20:52:23 UTC 2017

On May 12, 2017 at 16:41 johnl at iecc.com (John R. Levine) wrote:
 > > I agree. There is a generally lack of knowledge about ICANN in my community.
 > I'm sure there's a lack of knowledge about all sorts of things, but that 
 > doesn't mean there is a charitable purpose to PR about them.  ICANN is 
 > bound by American 501(c)(3) rules, and while "educational" is one of the 
 > permitted purposes, it'd be quite a stretch to say that telling someone 
 > wbout how great and important one is would be educational.

To the best of my knowledge ICANN does not assert 501c3 based on
charitable activities.

Whether that factors into the underlying point is above my pay grade.

        -Barry Shein

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