[announce] NYCBSDCon 2010 Final and Profits Distributed

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Tue Jan 11 10:43:25 EST 2011

The organizers of NYCBSDCon 2010 are proud to announce the final closing 
of the books for the November conference at Cooper Union.

The profits are being evenly distributed among the four BSD 
projects--DragonFly BSD, FreeBSD, NetBSD and OpenBSD--with each check 
totaling $3600.  Most of the projects have already received their checks.

This is an enormous accomplishment for an open source conference, and 
signifies the commitment of a broad range of organizers from the New 
York City *BSD User Group and beyond.

The conference, the fourth one held since 2005, attracted a wide array 
of attendees, in addition to generous sponsors including About.com, New 
York Internet, Isilon Systems, Marvell and iXsystems.

The fiscal backing of BSD Fund, a 501(c)(3) organization, provided 
accounting transparency to the conference.

The organizers would like to thank each and every participant in the 
conference, from the speakers and attendees, to the sponsors and the 
students and staff of Cooper Union for making the event a success.

We look forward to NYCBSDCon 2012, and hope to build on the successes of 
the 2010 conference.

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