Starting a website but from crowdfunding sources mostly from UK AU/NZ and Canada

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    Starting a website but from crowdfunding sources mostly from UK AU/NZ and Canada

    I am thinking about starting a wiki website.

    The wiki site is a collection of mostly cases and materials which is Crown copyright.

    It is meant to be educational, mostly to be used by law students and lawyers. It will be mostly based on English law but with some AU/NZ and Canadian laws, as well. At this stage, I do not want to include stuff which require prior publishers permission. Obviously, I do not want to infringe the rights of anyone.

    my wikipedia site will be like Casebooks or Cases & Materials textbooks, with extracts of selected cases and commentary.

    Relevant extracts from cases will be presented in a readable fashion.

    But I am thinking about crowdfunding the project from UK, AU/NZ and Canada sources (eg, solicitors, barristers, in house counsel). How and where should I start this?

    Is it better if i setup a non-profit company in Hong Kong for project? eg, section 88....


    is this whole project financially viable?


    thanks.

    Last edited by nivek2046; 13-06-2019 at 01:26 PM.

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    Doesn't commonlii already do that very same thing?


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    Quote Originally Posted by mrgoodkat
    Doesn't commonlii already do that very same thing?
    my wikipedia site will be like Casebooks or Cases & Materials textbooks, with extracts of selected cases and commentary.

    Relevant extracts from cases will be presented in a readable fashion.
    Last edited by nivek2046; 13-06-2019 at 01:27 PM.

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    What do you need the funding for?

    Have a GeoExpat related problem - please create a support ticket.

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    Creating a website is pretty cheap.


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    problem
    1. non-copyright content
    2. who would read