[Owasp-board] Ciso project funding

Eoin Keary eoin.keary at owasp.org
Thu Oct 10 20:28:47 UTC 2013


We have also agreed to change T&Cs in Hamburg so we can use the funds elsewhere.


Eoin Keary
Owasp Global Board
+353 87 977 2988


On 10 Oct 2013, at 21:09, "Dennis Groves" <dennis.groves at owasp.org> wrote:

> On 10 Oct 2013, at 12:24, Eoin Keary wrote:
> 
> I disagree. What are the chapter funds doing for our mission? $270k or so?
> OWASP has benefited the banks more than appsec.
> 
> Disagree all you want. This is a matter of law in the USA. As a registered non-profit - we are actually already required by law to spend the money as earmarked by the donators. And not only must we do this we must be able to demonstrate our compliance with the donators wishes. Incidentally the IRS does audit for this regularly; and it is the fastest way to loose your non-profit status.
> 
> For example: The DHS money is not available to spend as we like, no matter how much we need it for anything else; it must be spent as the DHS dictates, end of!
> 
> *** OWASP can not continue to "spend" money earmarked for other purposes or we will be forced to stop trading! ***
> 
> Respectfully,
> 
> Dennis Groves, MSc
> Email me or schedule a meeting.
> 
> Unless someone like you...cares a whole awful lot...
> nothing is going to get better...It's not."
>                                         -- The Lorax
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