Linux-Watch takes a look
at the Linux Foundation's recent push for individual memberships. For $50 a year, individuals will receive a T-shirt and quarterly newsletter—they can also vote on and run for the board of directors. "According to the membership agreement, individual members are considered 'affiliate members,' rather than full members, and thus 'shall not have any of the rights and privileges of 'voting statutory members.'' However, as with Silver corporate members, Affiliate members will apparently collectively control a single seat on the LF board of directors.
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