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From "Ross Gardler" <>
Subject RE: YouTube Nonprofit Program
Date Tue, 06 Nov 2012 16:06:30 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rob Weir []
> Sent: 06 November 2012 15:36
> To:
> Subject: YouTube Nonprofit Program
> It appears that we have an ASF "channel" on YouTube:
> I see that there is also a YouTube Nonprofit Program, that brings some extra
> perks beyond a normal account:
> Does anyone know, is our channel currently part of that nonprofit program?

I don't know the answer but Sally "owns" this channel. I've cc'd press@ (Sally more useful
info below)

Rob, in terms of your question. Yes we (ComDev) are interested in this as we are experimenting
with video from conferences as we speak.

> If we are part of that program (or are interesting in joining it) then there is
> this interesting note:
> "We only allow one membership per organization. However, branches of
> umbrella organizations that share Employee Identification Numbers
> (EINs) with their parent organizations are eligible for individual memberships.
> Branches must indicate that they are applying as a "related organization"
> during the application process and go through additional screening."
> This might be an avenue for having project-specific accounts as well, which
> might be interesting for projects like Apache OpenOffice, which have already
> produced a number of Youtube videos, but all scattered among individual
> user accounts.
> Anyone else interested in this?  Is this worth pursuing?  Who controls the
> current ASF YouTube account?
> Regards,
> -Rob

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