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Submission + - The true profiteers of charities.

scherermaddness writes: "I often have wondered how socially responsible online corporations are while working with charities. I have believed (perhaps in ignorance) that deals where struck that would allow non-profits an equal foothold in exchange for tax write offs by big business. Today while deciding if I felt Wikimedia was a worthy cause for my contribution I learned that they paid ebay over $45,000 in paypal fees last year (ebay have a net revenue of $1,028,455,000 from their payments division last year (P51, Ebay's 10-K)). After seeing this and MySpace turning (Red) I ask, how much are corporations as a whole profiting off of non-profits? What can WE do to help foundations like Wikimedia lower the costs associated with receiving their contributions?"

"The hottest places in Hell are reserved for those who, in times of moral crisis, preserved their neutrality." -- Dante

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