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

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NEW PETITION (FALL 2012)!
http://www.avaaz.org/en/petition/For_a_strong_Community_behind_CouchSurfing



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!


Members: 5234
Members in Sub-Groups: 54
Posts: 8525
Created: Aug 26, 2011
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Members

NameJoined
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
Sergio PiresSergio Pires 01/26/2014
Jurek and RenataJurek and Renata My hospitality is not for sale !!! 07/12/2012
yeeenn Surmiyeeenn Surmi i'm hosting & surfing 04/05/2014
michaelhahamichaelhaha 09/04/2013

Sub-Groups

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

Polls

  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
Quantcast Web Analytics on CouchSurfing (public data!)BRUCOPELOSO3  11/30/2012
More on Online TrackingBRUCOPELOSO3  11/30/2012
How does CS search work now?Artiom Gertner2  11/27/2012
Updates to Facebook Governing DocumentsPOLYGLOT1  11/26/2012
A simple questionELLA_MATEO2  11/26/2012
Gaza needs your voice!joonbusa-  11/24/2012
THE MONKEY WRENCH GANGEtienne Chaize1  11/23/2012
looking for a jobHELEN.CH4  11/16/2012
"Print Profile"TCHAI4  11/16/2012
European Union’s General Data Protection regulation now before the Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee - for 2014?LIBERTEDEPAROLE6  11/15/2012
paying revirgination ?LEOALONE-  11/15/2012
Do CS Terms of Use apply to US law?MANFREDINHO6  11/15/2012
An interesting quoteSTEPHANEFR2  11/14/2012
Subscribtion Settings - not working anymore - anyone can help?ANANDA1087  11/14/2012
Scammers on CS??Moshe Gress9  11/13/2012
mitfahrgelegenheit - important free German carsharing service becomes partially paid - role model for CS?SURFANT3  11/13/2012
Exterminate/Destroy CS!: the real goal of the new investorsALE-JANDRO4  11/13/2012
new couch surfing feedback...hmmmmmmBritta F1  11/11/2012
Copyleft, creative commons and alternative licensingAndrea 1  11/05/2012
Meredith asking "permission" to a local CSer to show his logoCHEZBORIS5  11/02/2012