[Owasp-leaders] Meetup.com goes Deep Politcal

Seba seba at owasp.org
Tue Feb 14 01:15:52 UTC 2017

do not turn this into a political thread / discussion.

If we stop using services from organisations that communicate an opinion, I
suggest you also stop using their services/products.

Honestly, stay focused on appsec at owasp. That challenge is already big
enough :-).


On Mon, Feb 13, 2017 at 4:46 PM Ralph Durkee (OWASP) <Ralph.Durkee at owasp.org>

> 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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