[Owasp-leaders] Reusing Presentation

Tom Brennan - OWASP tomb at owasp.org
Tue Dec 8 11:54:58 EST 2009


Screen shot the .PDF of the slide and insert and provide credit to the
speaker - simple.  The speaker agreement signed by the speakers allows
for this too.

Tom Brennan
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On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 7:06 PM, Rex Booth, OWASP <rex.booth at owasp.org> wrote:
> I may be alone, but I don't see how this is even an issue.
>
> Presentations are the IP of the presenter. I don't understand how we can
> obligate them to provide their content in a format easily copied by
> others. The point of providing presentations (as I understand it) is
> sharing, not reusing. Yes, the content should be available to all, but
> not so they can reconstitute it as they see fit. In that sense, a PDF
> works just fine. If they decide to be generous and provide a full ppx,
> all the better.
>
> Mark, correct me if I'm wrong, but didn't a number of our speakers
> specifically decline to provide ppx files? If we try to force the issue
> as an organization, we may lose potential valuable speakers.
>
> Rex
>
>
> Jeff Williams wrote:
>>
>> I suggest that the conferences committee take this up as an issue for
>> future conferences. We could require a source document format, but
>> this may impact the desire for speakers (I hope not).
>>
>> --Jeff
>>
>> *From:* owasp-leaders-bounces at lists.owasp.org
>> [mailto:owasp-leaders-bounces at lists.owasp.org] *On Behalf Of *Mark Bristow
>> *Sent:* Monday, December 07, 2009 2:13 PM
>> *To:* owasp-leaders at lists.owasp.org
>> *Subject:* Re: [Owasp-leaders] Reusing Presentation
>>
>> Ofer,
>>
>> I understand and sympathize with your predicament. I took up this
>> topic with all of the AppSecDC presenters and asked if they were
>> willing to provide presentations in source document format (.ppx,
>> .pptx, .key, .odp ...). Many presenters chose to allow us to only
>> release the PDF format and we posted the least restrictive document
>> type that we were permitted to post.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> -Mark
>>
>> On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 2:04 PM, Ofer Maor <ofer.maor at owasp.org
>> <mailto:ofer.maor at owasp.org>> wrote:
>>
>> Hey Guys,
>>
>> I’m planning to do a quick overview of the most interesting things
>> from DC for our OWASP meeting tomorrow and I noticed that more than
>> half of the presentation in the OWASP DC site PDFs.
>>
>> It makes it very hard to reuse presentations (and more importantly
>> part of presentations) this way, which kinda defeats the point of
>> sharing and reusing.
>>
>> Just my 2 cents…
>>
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