[Owasp-leaders] Thomas Ryan - OWASP - OccupyWallStreet - Gawker

Stephen Craig Evans stephencraig.evans at gmail.com
Sun Oct 16 22:17:25 EDT 2011


I'm with Dennis. Can we get them to put in a link to our home page?

Stephen

On Sun, Oct 16, 2011 at 8:26 PM, Dennis Groves <dennis.groves at owasp.org>wrote:

> Actually, IMHO - although it is not so flattering for Tom; *any* mention of
> OWASP in the mainstream press is *public awareness* - and that my friends is
> something we can not even begin to quantify the value of.
>
>
> --
> Dennis Groves <http://about.me/dennis.groves>, MSc
> dennis.groves at owasp.org
>
>  <http://www.owasp.org/>
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>
> On Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 2:14 AM, Christian Heinrich <
> christian.heinrich at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>> Chris,
>>
>> On Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 11:57 AM, Chris Schmidt <chris.schmidt at owasp.org>
>> wrote:
>> > Christian - your points are completely aside from the point of my
>> > e-mail. I don't care where they got their facts and I don't care what
>> > Tom did or did not do, this is not the place for such discussions. The
>> > fact of the matter is that OWASP needs to inform Gawker that he is *not*
>> > an OWASP board member so they can redact that part of the article for
>> > sake of people that are *not* Gawker and *not* Tom, and *not* us. This
>> > is not an attack on Tom, it is a reaction to a statement made in an
>> > article that is incorrect that needs to be corrected, that is all -
>> > please do not turn this into something else.
>>
>> You haven't considered that Gawker issuing a clarification as "Tom
>> Ryan is a former Board Member of the OWASP NYC/NJ Chapter" would make
>> this worst for OWASP by naming the OWASP NYC/NJ Chapter?
>>
>> In the end, it doesn't matter what your intention is because their
>> (i.e. media) agenda is continue this story based on emotive reaction
>> (it is Gawker btw) and if this is clarified then their journalists
>> would attend https://www.owasp.org/index.php/NYNJMetro and ask the
>> attendees for their uninformed comment who then subsequently find
>> themselves also as victims as being cited as sources of fact.
>>
>> If they contact you it is best to say "no comment" and hang up the phone.
>>
>> --
>> Regards,
>> Christian Heinrich
>> http://www.owasp.org/index.php/user:cmlh
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