[Owasp-leaders] OWASP and WikiLeaks

Arturo 'Buanzo' Busleiman buanzo at buanzo.com.ar
Tue Dec 7 14:33:50 EST 2010

Can we please DROP this discussion? I even had the idea OWASP was
Portuguese. Truth is, OWASP is *OURS*.
And let's stop the wikileaks part of this thread as well.

There are technical matters to discuss related to the wikileaks thing,
and I for one will be discussing them with my fellow OWASPers in
Lisbon next week.

:D :D :D

On Tue, Dec 7, 2010 at 4:28 PM, daniel cuthbert
<daniel.cuthbert at owasp.org> wrote:
> "OWASP is American"
> Excuse me????, I take offense at that remark. Many foreign people like
> myself have been around since the start to make this project what it is
> today and to class this project as American is both technically incorrect
> and also offensive to the likes of us.
> On 7 December 2010 21:02, John Wilander <john.wilander at owasp.org> wrote:
>> I feel it's best for me not to have an opinion on WikiLeaks, at least not
>> a public opinion. That feeling worries me. But there's far too much
>> political pressure from one side and geek community pressure from the other.
>> And, as you might know, Sweden plays a special part in the show around
>> Julian Assange.
>> When it comes to OWASP the only thoughts I've had are along the lines of
>> what a non-profit foundation and it's members can be held accountable for.
>> OWASP is American and I work for it without knowing if I can be held
>> accountable for anything in the States. Not that I'm worried but the thought
>> has struck me.
>> Technology-wise I think onion routing networks are very interesting but
>> I'd rather keep that a non-political interest.
>> IMHO: OWASP should keep away from the WikiLeaks debate, at least as long
>> as the heat is on. I see nothing to gain and lots of potential trouble.
>>    /John
>> --
>> John Wilander, https://twitter.com/johnwilander
>> Chapter co-leader OWASP Sweden, http://owaspsweden.blogspot.com
>> Co-organizer Global Summit, http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Summit_2011
>> Conf Comm, http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Global_Conferences_Committee
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