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Message 36248 - Posted: 29 Dec 2010, 7:13:11 UTC


I feel there would be many people in my city who would be interested in joining a BOINC project. I am the founder of a university team and would like to advertise in a public site (e.g., craigslist) to try to attract more members.

I am just wondering if this is acceptable with the BOINC terms of service. I don't want to get into any trouble by representing BOINC without their explicit consent or anything like that. Would it be allowable to simply post a craiglist ad asking for volunteers to download BOINC and join my group? It would be for the climateprediction project, by the way.
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Message 36294 - Posted: 31 Dec 2010, 9:03:37 UTC - in response to Message 36248.  

I can't speak for BOINC, since I'm only a volunteer, too, but I can't imagine any rules that would prevent you from advertising your team.

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Message 36826 - Posted: 12 Feb 2011, 8:38:03 UTC - in response to Message 36294.  

You can advertise your team on Facebook for example. your computer is bored
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