[access-uk] Re: My experiences with legal download services

Hi,

Actually, I doubt Oxfam have to do very much on their side; the hardware
and other aspects of the service are managed by a company that
outsources this type of service out to other companies like HMV etc.

Andrew.

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> As far as I'm concerned, this initiative from Oxfam is a very poor way
> of donating to a charity. During a radio broadcast, a representative
> from Oxfam confirmed that only 10 pence goes to the charity from every
> pound spent on the downloaded music by the user.
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> It seems to me to be a great deal of trouble for Oxfam, with little
> return.
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> Steve Green
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> Thanks Andrew for a very thorough and informative article on the Oxfam
> way
> of doing business.
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> The credits thing is a real put-off for me.  I'd much rather pay
> straight
> cash and know  what the percentage is that I'm paying over=20
> that goes to
> Exfam.  You have told me enough to know its not for me.  And=20
> the varying
> degrees to which you are allowed to burn music to CD would be=20
> a turn-off
> to
> me as well.
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> Its an iteresting idea though, and much more preferable to Charity
> Muggers
> on the streets getting people to sign up without telling them=20
> that, very
> often, the first year's donation goes to the fund raiser.  I for one
> though
> would not mind RNIB and others going this route with an accessible
> website
> and a trasparent business like way of trading and fund raising.
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> Before I stray off topic even more, cheers.
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> From Ray.
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