[Owasp-leaders] Meetup.com goes Deep Politcal

Justin Ferguson justin.ferguson at owasp.org
Tue Feb 14 01:12:58 UTC 2017


I personally am not bothered by meetup promoting this political agenda, but
my chapter also doesn't utilize meetup - we use a combination of social
media, Eventbrite for ticketing/RSVPs, and the OWASP-hosted mailing list,
and it seems to work OK for our small chapter.

JF
OWASP-Kansas City


On Mon, Feb 13, 2017 at 7:08 PM Haral Tsitsivas <haral.tsitsivas at owasp.org>
wrote:

> My chapter members are members of multiple meetups and that's what they
> use to track, schedule and RSVP to their meetings, including our Chapter
> meeting.
> Moving to another platform may reduce the chapter's reach and visibility,
> so I intend to keep using meetup.com for the foreseeable future...
>
>
> On Mon, Feb 13, 2017 at 5:01 PM, Shahmeer Amir <shahmeer.amir at owasp.org>
> wrote:
>
> I was also thinking of doing the same
>
> --
> Sent from myMail for Android
> Tuesday, 14 February 2017, 05:54AM +05:00 from Sean Auriti
> sean.auriti at owasp.org:
>
>
> We could build our own websites per chapter and host them on Github.
>>
> On Mon, Feb 13, 2017 at 7:45 PM, Ralph Durkee (OWASP) <
> Ralph.Durkee at owasp.org
> <https://e-aj.my.com/compose/?mailto=mailto%[email protected]>>
> wrote:
>
> Until recently meetup.com has catered to and been used by people of a
> wide diversity of backgrounds. Now they have turned their organization into
> an political movement that is sure to disenfranchise a large chunk of the
> OWASP community.   It's no longer appropriate for OWASP to have a
> relationship with an organization that is politically biased and offensive
> to people that disagree with their political views, or don't want to
> support the political agenda.  On the meetup home at the bottom is floating
> panel with a link to https://www.meetup.com/pro/resist/
>
> How can we sever our relationship with meetup?  I know I recently got an
> email saying my account was expiring and asking me to pay the $50 meetup
> membership fee.  I won't pay it!
>
> --
> -- Ralph Durkee
>
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