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So how much does that cost (bis) ?
by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Thu Apr 1st, 2010 at 12:27:32 PM EST
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Website adress: 10-100 euros/year

Design of website: 1000 - 10 000 euros (depending on who does it and what you want) or donated in kind.

Postal adress of cheap kind. Would be couple of 100 euros/year in Sweden including forwarding of the mail to somewhere else. Dunno about Britain.

Spamming away op-eds: Donated in kind I guess, otherwise labor costs would be expensive.

Sweden's finest (and perhaps only) collaborative, leftist e-newspaper Synapze.se

by A swedish kind of death on Mon Apr 5th, 2010 at 03:04:00 PM EST
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I'd be delighted (and amazed) to see this project take the road on the basis you outline there!

I'm not a betting man, but I'd bet quite a bit we'll never see it.

Am I cynically saying "ain't gonna happen"?

Yes.

by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Mon Apr 5th, 2010 at 03:27:23 PM EST
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Who 'round here has the time to take on another project and keep it going for years for no pay?

I don't.  

That's what funding gives you: the space/time to Do.  

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Mon Apr 5th, 2010 at 03:38:20 PM EST
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People contribute here for no pay, and have done for years. People have been producing press releases here for years, for no pay.

This is just ET in a (virtual) suit with a little more focus.

It's not a trip to Pluto, or an attempt to climb Everest with a broken spoon.

Am I cynically saying "ain't gonna happen"?

You can say that it won't happen without you. Which is certainly your choice to make.

Oddly enough, that's not quite the same thing as saying that it can't happen at all, ever.

by ThatBritGuy (thatbritguy (at) googlemail.com) on Mon Apr 5th, 2010 at 03:56:14 PM EST
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OK, waiting to see it.
by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Mon Apr 5th, 2010 at 04:22:52 PM EST
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