[Owasp-leaders] Vendor Neutrality

Jim Manico jim.manico at owasp.org
Thu Feb 14 01:37:56 UTC 2013

Hey folks,

Please see the email at the bottom of this message.

This email hit the NYC chapter list today and we discussed it through the board list earlier. I feel this is an abuse of the OWASP brand and vendor neutrality rules to some degree, but other board members politely disagreed with me. That's fair.

Can you please chime in here? Am I off-base or do you feel this is OWASP brand or vendor neutrality abuse?

I know this is a specific example, but I think it's very important to the organization. So far, I feel like I stand alone when complaining about these situations and I'd appreciate your feedback. If you have the time, please click deeper into the email below and investigate a bit. 

I am happy to back away from the issue of vendor neutrality if you think I am off base.

Thanks all,
Jim Manico
(808) 652-3805


From: Tom Brennan <tomb at owasp.org>
Date: Tuesday, February 12, 2013 6:56 PM
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