[Owasp-leaders] Mozilla speaks up. Should OWASP?

Steve Kosten steve.kosten at owasp.org
Tue Jan 31 20:43:42 UTC 2017


+1 Larry on this.

This appears outside of our mission and I would certainly prefer to stay
outside of the political realm.  I believe we'll do more damage to
ourselves by having people wishing to disassociate from what appears to be
political communications.

Steve Kosten
OWASP Denver Chapter Leader

On Tue, Jan 31, 2017 at 12:00 PM, Larry Conklin <larry.conklin at owasp.org>
wrote:

> Ok. Lets bring this to an end. The majority feels that we should remain
> silent on this. It is not interfering with OWASP's mission or any of it's
> conferences.
>
> On Tue, Jan 31, 2017 at 1:53 PM, Joe Blanchard <joe.blanchard at owasp.org>
> wrote:
>
>> I don't see OWASP winning either way.   I vote we stay politically silent
>> and focus on our mission and goals of software security.
>>
>> /Joe
>>
>> On Tue, Jan 31, 2017 at 9:55 AM, Larry Conklin <larry.conklin at owasp.org>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Personally I am torn here. Yes I want America safe. However I don't
>>> really see the value in a 90 days travel band is going to make America any
>>> safer.  Mozilla has spoken up against it. They are in many ways a community
>>> like ours. Should OWASP also go on record for support or against the travel
>>> ban?
>>>
>>>
>>> *This past weekend the Trump Administration signed an executive order to
>>> temporarily suspend travel into the United States for individuals from
>>> Syria, Iraq, Iran, Sudan, Somalia, Yemen and Libya. This is troubling for
>>> us as a community on many levels.*
>>>
>>> *Mozilla is a global community of people sharing ideas and working
>>> together. We believe in opportunity for all, freedom of ideas, and that
>>> multiculturalism is crucial to building a true global community. This is
>>> why Mozilla has taken a public position against the US immigration ban. *
>>>
>>>
>>> https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2017/01/28/us-immigration-ban/
>>>
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>>
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