[okfn-coord] Large phone bill from Advisory Board Member...

Rufus Pollock rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Mon Jan 11 15:15:10 UTC 2010

2010/1/10 James Casbon <casbon at gmail.com>:
> The provider was chosen (by me) without any awareness which countries
> we needed to dial in from.  We want to move to a paid service that
> offers toll free or local numbers in each country.  e.g.:
>  http://www.communiqueconferencing.com/globalconferencing/
>  http://www.freeconferencecall.com/prodfreeintl.asp
>  http://calliflower.com/international_calling_numbers_conference_call_feature
> There seems no easy way to compare price.

What  I still cannot understand was how he got charged >$3 per minute.
The call was no longer than 90m. If with international code etc. I
take it the board consensus is for us to pay this in full ...


> 2010/1/10 Becky Hogge <becky.hogge at gmail.com>:
>> I definitely agree with Ian. This also speaks to Jordan's explicit
>> (and I suspect, quite a few other Board members' implicit) concerns
>> that those who volunteer their time to OKFN for free should not face
>> any financial penalty for doing so.
>> 2010/1/10 Ian Brown <ian.brown at oii.ox.ac.uk>:
>>> I think in this circumstance it's reasonable to cover the whole mount, but as you say find some MUCH cheaper arrangement in future...
>>> Cheers,
>>> Ian.

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