[Owasp-leaders] RSA

psiinon psiinon at gmail.com
Thu Jan 9 15:20:13 UTC 2014


Dont worry, most people seem to ignore everything else I've written on that
page as well ;)
Especially the bit about requiring an OWASP email account .. *sigh*


On Thu, Jan 9, 2014 at 3:14 PM, Antonio Fontes <antonio.fontes at owasp.org>wrote:

>
> Hi Simon,
> I "skipped" the very first line indeed, my mistake!
> If it's just a pulse of the community then we can ignore my questions in
> my previous email.
>
> Thanks for taking the time to clarify :)
>
> cheers,
> antonio
>
>
>
>
> --
> antonio.fontes at owasp.org
> Board Leader - OWASP Geneva
> Board Member - OWASP Switzerland
>
> On 1/9/2014 4:05 PM, psiinon wrote:
> > Hi Antonio,
> >
> > As stated on the very first line of
> > https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Polls: "OWASP Polls are a way of getting
> > the 'pulse' of the OWASP community - they should not be considered
> > 'binding'."
> >
> > The polls are intended as a way for OWASP members to register their
> > opinions, they are definitely NOT a vote on what we should actually do.
> >
> > The polls have not been officially commissioned, approved or sanctioned
> > in any way (as yet).
> > I set them up as there seemed to be a need for them and no one else beat
> > me to it ;)
> > I've stated that anyone wanting to ask questions should check with me
> > first, but I have no problem with including other people in that process
> > or changing it completely. Its all very ad-hoc at the moment ;)
> >
> > And I'm very happy for us as an organization to discuss and decide how
> > we want the polls to work.
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Simon
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Jan 9, 2014 at 2:52 PM, Antonio Fontes <antonio.fontes at owasp.org
> > <mailto:antonio.fontes at owasp.org>> wrote:
> >
> >
> >     Board,
> >
> >     I don't want to question Eoin's decision (I fully understand and
> support
> >     it at the personal level) but I have a question regarding the
> motivation
> >     that was mentioned ("I was voted to lead by you") that raised my
> >     attention.
> >
> >     The poll clearly indicates that 60% of the leaders voted in favor of
> the
> >     training at RSAC as planned. A message from Michael yesterday
> indicated
> >     a vote from the board in favor to the training.
> >
> >     Under these circumstances, I am not really sure I understand how the
> >     vote works as I see the training apparently being cancelled (or is
> there
> >     someone replacing Eoin?).
> >
> >     Which brings me to the actual questions:
> >     1) Is the voting system setup by Simon an enacting tool for
> decisions or
> >     is it only "polling the opinion"?
> >     2) Who can decide whether or not a question should be put to vote?
> >     Depending on the answer to the first question, it might be important
> to
> >     have a debate on this question...
> >
> >     cheers,
> >     Antonio
> >
> >     PS: in case there is doubt on how to handle all this voting thing, I
> >     would strongly suggest referring to this page for suggestions :)
> >     http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voting_in_Switzerland
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >     --
> >     antonio.fontes at owasp.org <mailto:antonio.fontes at owasp.org>
> >     Board Leader - OWASP Geneva
> >     Board Member - OWASP Switzerland
> >
> >     On 1/9/2014 3:05 PM, Eoin Keary wrote:
> >     > OWASP leaders,
> >     >
> >     > I've decided to pull my delivery of training from the RSA
> conference.
> >     >
> >     > I don't believe supporting in organisation who tries to control
> >     other organisations (whom they talk to) or is allegedly involved
> >     with weak crypto/NSA conspiracy is good for the foundation.
> >     >
> >     > I also request that OWASP pull the plug on any involvement with
> >     RSA for 2014.
> >     >
> >     > Sorry I this upsets some people. I was voted (as a board member)
> >      to lead by you and I am trying to do just that.
> >     >
> >     >
> >     >
> >     >
> >     > Eoin Keary
> >     > Owasp Global Board
> >     > +353 87 977 2988 <tel:%2B353%2087%20977%202988>
> >     >
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