Paying Tomasz Wasilczyk for security improvements

Sean Egan seanegan at
Wed Feb 20 21:47:03 EST 2013

I suspect the employee in question plans to pay with a corporate card and
go through the standard expense reporting, which would probably be a lot
easier than figuring out how to get Accounts Payable to cut a check or wire
transfer or whatever.

Purely speculation, though.
On Feb 20, 2013 6:37 PM, "Ethan Blanton" <elb at> wrote:

> Evan D. Schoenberg, M.D. spake unto us the following wisdom:
> > I don't see why Google would use a credit card to make this donation.
> > Why not an electronic funds transfer to the IMF checking account (no
> > fees) or a physical check in the mail ($0.46 plus a fraction of a cent
> > for a check)?
> Google did not specify; it was made clear that corporate credit card
> was the preferred method, however.  It is possible that the funds are
> originating from Google UK, and perhaps that has something to do with
> it.  Our own (IMF) experiences with international wires have been ...
> not good.
> Ethan
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