[Owasp-board] OWASP on Linkedin - Subgroup "Official OWASP Member"

Michael Coates michael.coates at owasp.org
Thu Mar 8 18:58:07 UTC 2012


This group won't have a discussion forum or limit access to any data. It's the same ideas as a membership card (which is members only). This is just the digital equivalent.

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Michael Coates | OWASP
michael.coates at owasp.org | @_mwc



On Mar 8, 2012, at 10:48 AM, Kate Hartmann wrote:

> The maintenance would be manageable.  As long as no one sees any conflict
> with the Openness of OWASP in having a "members only" partition.  The idea
> of having a "members only" partition to the wiki was voted down as being too
> exclusionary.  
> 
> Kate Hartmann
> Operations Director
> 301-275-9403
> www.owasp.org 
> Skype:  Kate.hartmann1
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Coates [mailto:michael.coates at owasp.org] 
> Sent: Thursday, March 08, 2012 1:42 PM
> To: global_membership_committee at lists.owasp.org
> Cc: OWASP Foundation Board List; Kate Hartmann; Kelly Santalucia; Sarah Baso
> Subject: OWASP on Linkedin - Subgroup "Official OWASP Member"
> 
> Well,
> It's only been a few hours and I've already received a request to join the
> "OWASP Official Member" subgroup.
> 
> The request included the member's name and membership number.
> 
> Seems like there is some interest here. Before I accept it (and commit to
> this idea), what are people's thoughts?
> 
> Membership committee - Do you like this idea?
> Board - Just a heads up
> Kate & Kelly - This would require someone to manage the inbound requests to
> verify membership and also a monthly purge of expired members.  I'm guessing
> not too much work and potentially a good perk for membership. Thoughts?
> 
> 
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> Michael Coates | OWASP
> michael.coates at owasp.org | @_mwc
> 
> 
> 
> On Mar 7, 2012, at 5:54 PM, Michael Coates wrote:
> 
>> Here's another idea, we can do a subgroup that is for official members.
>> 
>> I've created the subgroup and we can explore / discuss if this is the
> right approach.
>> 
>> http://www.linkedin.com/groups?home=&gid=4342746&trk=anet_ug_hm
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> ---------------------------------------------------
>> Michael Coates | OWASP
>> michael.coates at owasp.org | @_mwc
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> On Mar 7, 2012, at 5:48 PM, Michael Coates wrote:
>> 
>>> Membership Committee,
>>> 
>>> I'd be very interested to hear your recommendations on how we should
> handle the OWASP linked in group
>>> http://www.linkedin.com/groups/Global-OWASP-Foundation-36874
>>> 
>>> Is this a good way to reach out to new people?
>>> How do we handle the stream of discussions there?
>>> Should the ability to become a "member" of the OWASP linked in group be a
> benefit of OWASP membership?
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> ---------------------------------------------------
>>> Michael Coates | OWASP
>>> michael.coates at owasp.org | @_mwc
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>> 
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