[Owasp-leaders] [Owasp-community] IAB Statement on the Trade in Security Technologies

Lucas Ferreira lucas.ferreira at owasp.org
Tue Jun 23 13:57:41 UTC 2015


Jonathan,

not exactly what you are looking for, I guess:
https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_Brasil_Manifesto

>From my understanding of the whole discussion, our manifesto is Jim's
nightmare come true... :-)

Regards,

Lucas

On Mon, Jun 22, 2015 at 4:16 PM Jonathan Carter <jonathan.carter at owasp.org>
wrote:

> On a slightly related note, are there any OWASP projects that focus on
> law?  It would be interesting to have a project that focuses on current
> legislation and makes authoritative statements on the efficacy /
> ramifications of law.
>
> On Fri, Jun 19, 2015 at 11:38 PM, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>> One of the very few ways we can lose our tax exempt 501(c)3 status - the
>> status of a charity - is to engage in lobbying activities.
>>
>> These activities are loosely defined, but we have a responsibility to
>> avoid trying to influence legislation at OWASP •if• we wish to maintain our
>> tax exempt status.
>>
>> http://www.irs.gov/Charities-&-Non-Profits/Lobbying
>>
>> It is a core part of the boards fiduciary duty to protect the foundation
>> from losing its tax exempt status.
>>
>> However, we can as a foundation and as a community still participate in
>> this issue by serving our shared mission with care. Let our sword be open
>> source solutions that help achieve these important security goals. Let our
>> shields be powerful free documentation that helps inform all about
>> application security.
>>
>> Aloha,
>> --
>> Jim Manico
>> @Manicode
>> (808) 652-3805
>>
>> On Jun 19, 2015, at 6:49 PM, Kristian Erik Hermansen <
>> kristian.hermansen at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> +1000...with NSA Bullrun and other secret programs known to weaken crypto
>> around the world to a similar end, it is our responsibility as a community
>> to stand up and say no. As many of us have the power to vote in the USA, we
>> also have the ability to act as agents for the remainder of the world that
>> doesn't have such a privilege to influence US policy. So we need to take
>> that role and responsibility very seriously and make sure that U.S.
>> policymakers understand crypto weakening proposals and actions are
>> unacceptable for the greater health of the Internet and autonomy of its
>> citizenry.
>> On Fri, Jun 19, 2015 at 9:08 PM Jeff Williams <jeff.williams at owasp.org>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Thanks for pointing this out.  Totally agree and I wish OWASP had come
>>> out with a similar statement of values.
>>>
>>> --Jeff
>>>
>>> Jeff Williams | CTO
>>> Contrast Security
>>> @planetlevel @contrastsec
>>> _____________________________
>>> From: Tobias <tobias.gondrom at owasp.org>
>>> Sent: Sunday, June 14, 2015 4:44 AM
>>> Subject: [Owasp-community] IAB Statement on the Trade in Security
>>> Technologies
>>> To: <owasp-community at lists.owasp.org>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> I thought this is noteworthy.
>>>
>>> *IAB Statement on the Trade in Security Technologies*
>>>
>>>
>>> https://www.iab.org/documents/correspondence-reports-documents/2015-2/iab-statement-on-the-trade-in-security-technologies/
>>>
>>> And I am in strong agreement with the above statement.
>>>
>>> What do you think?
>>>
>>> Best regards,
>>>
>>> Tobias
>>>
>>>
>>>
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