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We are upset that CS has become a for-profit corporation



We are here to show our disagreement with CS turning into a B-corp: http://www.couchsurfing.org/news/article/144 and support any initiative to get CouchSurfing strategic team establishing actions to move back to non-profit organization.

We had wonderful experiences with Couch Surfing, we absolutely LOVE CS and there will never be enough thanks to everyone: volunteers, CS employees, every member who worked on the idea during years and years.
CS was born as a community, built and strengthened by many volunteers spirited members and now turned into a corporation.

Joining that group means that you are supporting this initiative!

We want the source code written until now by volunteers and the database to be released!

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Created: Aug 26, 2011
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Ronny Junnilainen Ronny Junnilainen moderator Non-profiting couch surfer 08/26/2011
joonbusajoonbusa moderator i dont like what he's doing 08/27/2011
Davide Dante Del Vecchio Davide Dante Del Vecchio moderator 08/26/2011
Kostis MakrisKostis Makris porque 09/30/2011
katrin Bochenskikatrin Bochenski totally agree that trying to make money of peoples generosity is the wrong way 01/02/2014
ku Chingku Ching Because I would guess that initially, the CS idea was to promote the lifestyle that it encompasses. To monetize the lifestyle would be a travesty. 08/27/2011
Malte  MayerMalte Mayer 08/26/2011


Actions for transformation of CS-B-Corporation to a donation-driven non-profit .org71
Designing a decentralized trust and reputation system4761


  Title By Replies Date
Poll: SIGN THE PETITION : http://bit.ly/RShxb7RMJ64  09/22/2016
Poll: I want you for the troll army to destroy C$User Deleted6  06/08/2013
Poll: Do you think we should take legal action and open a Case against CaseyCOUCHSURFING_IS_SOLDOUT487  12/31/2012
Poll: Where are you leaving ?PIREM284  12/09/2011
Poll: Do you want CS becoming a B (Benefit) corporation?BUONGIORNO_NOTTE547  09/30/2011

Group Posts

  Title By Replies Date
Flagged postsModerator 18  06/01/2013
Info: Couchsurfing or "Better World Through Tavel, Inc."???ALE-JANDRO5  10/06/2012
Meredith at CouchSurfing: Important Message to Group ModeratorsCyborg-  10/06/2012
ACTIVITIES member lists are not hidden from search enginesAL80ROCK3  10/05/2012
Taking the CS out of events and activities?Michael O' Regan6  10/05/2012
some questionsSoulfood4U3  10/05/2012
Good for them they don't commit to any servicePOLYGLOT-  10/03/2012
I'm Leaving for BeWelcome. See what I wrote to my local Bonn community:HAIKU3  10/01/2012
First success in Germany – go on fighting and petitioning in other Countries: Press Release of the Federal German Commissioner for Data ProtectionSalsaTiger62  10/01/2012
new terms of use in effect - "More information" blog postPOLYGLOT17  10/01/2012
News on Rue89 about CS privacy scandalALINEF1  09/28/2012
How to create an alternative?ELLA_MATEO13  09/27/2012
A way to boycottSTEFY_8520  09/26/2012
Very efficientA B-  09/23/2012
In Case of Emergency Keep calm and... try alternativesFlorian Duval1  09/23/2012
A Way to Combat the New ToU in USA?ANTTIPOP5  09/22/2012