Difference between revisions of "Mesh/Bylaws"

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= Article 1. Name =
= Article 1. Name =


The name of this corporation is TODO.
The name of this corporation is Sudo Mesh.


= Article 2. Principal Office of the Corporation =
= Article 2. Principal Office of the Corporation =


The principal office for the transaction of the activities and affairs of this corporation is located at 2141 Broadway, Oakland, California. The board of directors may change the location of the principal office. Any such change of location must be noted by the secretary on these bylaws opposite this Section; alternatively, this Section maybe amended to state the new location.
The principal office for the transaction of the activities and affairs of this corporation is located at Sudo Room, 2141 Broadway, Oakland, California. The board of directors may change the location of the principal office. Any such change of location must be noted by the secretary on these bylaws opposite this Section; alternatively, this Section maybe amended to state the new location.


: Address: 2141 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607, Date: TODO
: Address: 2141 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607, Date: TODO
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== 3.1 Purpose ==
== 3.1 Purpose ==


The purpose of this corporation is to set up and support free and open communications networks for the the primary benefit of the local community and to involve the local community in the operation, maintenance and expansion of these open networks.
The purpose of this corporation is to set up and support free and open communications networks for the primary benefit of the local community and to involve the local community in the operation, maintenance and expansion of these open networks.


Also in the context of these purposes, the corporation shall engage in scientific, charitable and educational activities within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, including but not limited to:
Also in the context of these purposes, the corporation shall engage in scientific, charitable and educational activities within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, including but not limited to:
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:(b). Provide educational spaces for teaching practical skills and theory of technology, science, and art.
:(b). Provide educational spaces for teaching practical skills and theory of technology, science, and art.
:(c). Provide work space, storage, and other resources for projects related to art, science, and technology that will benefit the individual members' personal growth in their fields of interest, encouraging the individual members to share their projects and knowledge for the betterment of society through art, science and technology.
:(c). Provide work space, storage, and other resources for projects related to art, science, and technology that will benefit the individual members' personal growth in their fields of interest, encouraging the individual members to share their projects and knowledge for the betterment of society through art, science and technology.
:(d). To create, learn, and teach, individually and as a group, inviting members of the community in the San Francisco area and the world.
:(d). To create, learn, and teach, individually and as a group, inviting members of the community in the San Francisco Bay Area and the world.
:(e). To develop, support the development of, and provide resources for the development of free and open source software and hardware for the benefit of society.
:(e). To develop, support the development of, and provide resources for the development of free and open source software and hardware for the benefit of society.
:(f). Collaboration across disciplines for the benefit of cultural, charitable, and scientific causes.
:(f). Collaboration across disciplines for the benefit of cultural, charitable, and scientific causes.
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#Value solving real problems over hypotheticals, while respecting visions of the future.
#Value solving real problems over hypotheticals, while respecting visions of the future.
#Value community and collaboration over isolation and competition.
#Value community and collaboration over isolation and competition.
#Value human judgment over automation and efficiency.
#Value human judgement over automation and efficiency.
#Value do-ocracy over bureaucracy.
#Value do-ocracy over bureaucracy.
#Value safe space over ideology.
#Value safe space over ideology.
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<span style='color:red'>These values copied from sudo room's bylaws, expanded and slightly edited. ([[User:Juul|Juul]] ([[User talk:Juul|talk]]))</span>
<span style='color:red'>These values copied from sudo room's bylaws, expanded and slightly edited. ([[User:Juul|Juul]] ([[User talk:Juul|talk]]))</span>
<span style='color:red'>Do we want to add the following from the proposed Network Commons License?
([[User:Tunabananas|Tunabananas]] ([[User talk:Tunabananas|talk]]))</span><br>
0. Freedom to participate and to make others participate<br>
1. Freedom to communicate using the network for any purpose without interception or interference - and free of charge<br>
2, The freedom to modify and improve the network, including the ability to  access, author and distribute information about how the network functions.


== 3.2. Limitation on Activities ==
== 3.2. Limitation on Activities ==
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== 6.3. Other Persons Associated With Corporation ==
== 6.3. Other Persons Associated With Corporation ==


This corporation may refer other persons or entities associated with it as "members," even though those persons or entities are not voting members as set forth in this Article 6 of these bylaws, but no such reference shall constitute anyone as a member within the meaning of Corporations Code section 5056 unless that person or entity shall have qualified for a voting membership under Section 6.1 of these bylaws. References in these bylaws to "members" shall mean members as defined in Corporations Code section 5056; i.e., the members of the class set forth in Section 6.1 of these bylaws. By amendment of its articles of incorporation or of these bylaws, the corporation may grant some or all of the rights of a member of any class to any person or entity that does not have the right to vote on the matters specified in Section 6.2 of these bylaws, but no such person or entity shall be a member within the meaning of Corporations Code section 5056.
This corporation may refer to other persons or entities associated with it as "members," even though those persons or entities are not voting members as set forth in this Article 6 of these bylaws, but no such reference shall constitute anyone as a member within the meaning of Corporations Code section 5056 unless that person or entity shall have qualified for a voting membership under Section 6.1 of these bylaws. References in these bylaws to "members" shall mean members as defined in Corporations Code section 5056; i.e., the members of the class set forth in Section 6.1 of these bylaws. By amendment of its articles of incorporation or of these bylaws, the corporation may grant some or all of the rights of a member of any class to any person or entity that does not have the right to vote on the matters specified in Section 6.2 of these bylaws, but no such person or entity shall be a member within the meaning of Corporations Code section 5056.


== 6.4. Members' Dues, Fees, and Assessments ==
== 6.4. Members' Dues, Fees, and Assessments ==
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