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Re: newIANA (was Fram behind closed doors via opaque channels)
- To: email@example.com (Roeland M.J. Meyer)
- Subject: Re: newIANA (was Fram behind closed doors via opaque channels)
- From: Carl Malamud <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 13 Jul 1998 12:01:16 -0400 (EDT)
- Cc: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, Iana@iana.org, List@giaw.org
- In-Reply-To: <199807131448.HAA07683@condor.mhsc.com> from "Roeland M.J. Meyer" at Jul 13, 98 07:48:49 am
- Organization: Internet Multicasting Service
> Whoops! I am in California as I write this. Just think of why 80% of US
> corps are Delaware corps. Even Netscape is a Delaware corp. Sacramento
> flies the "Jolly Roger", right under the bear. Even if you operate here,
> you DON'T want to incorporate here. It costs almost four times as much.
> (and I hope the California Department of Commerce reads this).
Not true. The IANA would be a nonprofit corporation and there are
no significant advantages to Delaware over California in the case of
a tax-exempt corporation with no shareholders. There are minor
differences in incorporation fees and the like, but over the long haul
it doesn't matter.