[Owasp-leaders] OWASP "branded" apps in application stores

psiinon psiinon at gmail.com
Tue Apr 2 14:44:09 UTC 2013


+1 from me.


On Tue, Apr 2, 2013 at 3:35 PM, Dinis Cruz <dinis.cruz at owasp.org> wrote:

> I like that model too, and that is something that OWASP should do
> (ban/limit all logos usage on owasp.org website)
>
> But again, that wouldn't prevent the commercial use (or resell) of OWASP
> materials by 3rd parties :)
>
> Dinis Cruz
>
> On 2 Apr 2013, at 15:30, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:
>
> > I *really* like how Apache handles this. They really thought this
> through and spent years battling the same issues regarding vendor
> neutrality.
> >
> > Here are the basics:
> >
> > 1) Sponsors of Apache and recognized on ONE page only:
> http://www.apache.org/foundation/thanks.html
> > 2) All Apache projects link back to this sponsorship page.
> > 3) Corporate logos are not allowed on any Apache project
> > 4) All project contributors are recognized as *individuals only* in a
> tabular list (without logos) which can include the company name they work
> for. For example: http://hadoop.apache.org/who.html
> >
> > This seems to be a great way to fully recognize sponsors while still
> remaining neutral on a per-project basis.
> >
> > - Jim
> >
> > PS: See http://www.apache.org/foundation/marks/pmcs and
> http://www.apache.org/foundation/marks/responsibility.html (particularly
> the section on "Present an independent fact to your project")
> >
> >
> >
> >> On 02/04/2013 14:48, Dinis Cruz wrote:
> >>> There is nothing wrong with using OWASP materials for financial gain,
> >>> in fact our licenses encourage that.
> >>>
> >>> The only issue is if the material created are not public/open, which
> >>> in some cases is against the licence of the original material (Apache
> >>> 2 allows closing but GPL doesn't)
> >>>
> >>> Now on the 'TOP 10 LogoGate thread' it is an issue of 'who put the
> >>> work in' and 'what is accepted by the community' :)
> >> The NASCAR like corporate branding of OWASP materials is both ugly, and
> >> unnecessary. There must be a better way forward. Branding is offensive
> >> and aggressive.
> >>
> >> OWASP is a charity - you don't feed children in Africa by first making
> >> them watch Monsanto, Kellog's and McDonald's advertisements so they know
> >> who their 'food' was provided by. Instead you tell people who care by
> >> pointing out your charity work.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> Dennis
> >
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