|FROM ||Ron Guerin
|SUBJECT ||Re: [hangout] fund raising
On Wed, 2002-07-24 at 14:20, Jay Sulzberger wrote:
> Are raffles legal? I think NYLUG ran one. If they are indeed legal, this
> is a good bet I think. And work can start before Saturday, but, again,
> organization counts, and, as NYLXSers know, so does work.
The NYLUG raffle didn't involve taking money in, technically. You
bought a ticket for a share of the holiday party expense. The receipt
entered you in the raffle for the computers donated by VA Linux for the
purpose of being given away at the party.
I have no idea if the distinction is relevant, as I am not a lawyer. I
did find this, which I skimmed quickly, and it seems to have useful
New Yorker Linux Users Scene
Fair Use -
because it's either fair use or useless....