[Owasp-leaders] Vendor Neutrality

Konstantinos Papapanagiotou konstantinos at owasp.org
Fri Feb 15 18:49:34 UTC 2013


Remember, OWASP is open, which should mean no moderation on lists. Moderating and censoring people (and especially global board members) is out of question, at least in my way of thinking.

Kostas


On 15 Φεβ 2013, at 18:13, John Wilander <john.wilander at owasp.org> wrote:

> Tom's email in its form below would have been rejected by the moderators of the OWASP Sweden mailing list. We would have suggested a rephrasing to make it more about OWASP and the class, and less about SpiderLabs and Trustwave.
> 
> I suggest OWASP leaders refrain from emailing about our own businesses or employers to lists that we moderate ourselves. Instead we should ask a co-moderator to review the text and send it. Simple.
> 
>   Regards, John
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> 14 feb 2013 kl. 02:37 skrev Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org>:
> 
>> 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
>> @Manicode
>> (808) 652-3805
>> 
>> ***********
>> 
>> 
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