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    Hey Jonathan,<br>
    <br>
    <a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:OWASP_Legal_Project">https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:OWASP_Legal_Project</a> is
    inactive, but it would be cool to see it revived if you have the
    time.<br>
    <br>
    Aloha,<br>
    <pre class="moz-signature" cols="72">-- 
Jim Manico
Global Board Member
OWASP Foundation
<a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="https://www.owasp.org">https://www.owasp.org</a>
Join me at AppSecUSA 2015!</pre>
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    <div class="moz-cite-prefix">On 6/22/15 10:14 AM, Jonathan Carter
      wrote:<br>
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cite="mid:CACgV-57d_Nv3o7ri8sVjaLH9HOf5Sd8-AhCQFW_deJ9p9A1NTQ@mail.gmail.com"
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      <div dir="ltr">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.</div>
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        <div class="gmail_quote">On Fri, Jun 19, 2015 at 11:38 PM, Jim
          Manico <span dir="ltr"><<a moz-do-not-send="true"
              href="mailto:jim.manico@owasp.org" target="_blank">jim.manico@owasp.org</a>></span>
          wrote:<br>
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              <div>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. </div>
              <div><br>
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              <div>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.</div>
              <div><br>
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              <div><a moz-do-not-send="true"
                  href="http://www.irs.gov/Charities-&-Non-Profits/Lobbying"
                  target="_blank">http://www.irs.gov/Charities-&-Non-Profits/Lobbying</a><br>
                <br>
                It is a core part of the boards fiduciary duty to
                protect the foundation from losing its tax exempt
                status. </div>
              <div><br>
                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.</div>
              <div><br>
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              <div>Aloha,</div>
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                  <div>--</div>
                  <div>Jim Manico</div>
                  <div>@Manicode</div>
                  <div><a moz-do-not-send="true"
                      href="tel:%28808%29%20652-3805"
                      value="+18086523805" target="_blank">(808)
                      652-3805</a></div>
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                    On Jun 19, 2015, at 6:49 PM, Kristian Erik Hermansen
                    <<a moz-do-not-send="true"
                      href="mailto:kristian.hermansen@gmail.com"
                      target="_blank">kristian.hermansen@gmail.com</a>>
                    wrote:<br>
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                    <div>+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.<br>
                      <div class="gmail_quote">On Fri, Jun 19, 2015 at
                        9:08 PM Jeff Williams <<a
                          moz-do-not-send="true"
                          href="mailto:jeff.williams@owasp.org"
                          target="_blank"><a class="moz-txt-link-abbreviated" href="mailto:jeff.williams@owasp.org">jeff.williams@owasp.org</a></a>>
                        wrote:<br>
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                            <div>Thanks for pointing this out.  Totally
                              agree and I wish OWASP had come out with a
                              similar statement of values.<br>
                              <br>
                              <div>--Jeff<br>
                                <br>
                                Jeff Williams | CTO<br>
                                Contrast Security<br>
                                @planetlevel @contrastsec<br>
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                          <div class="gmail_quote">_____________________________<br>
                            From: Tobias <<a moz-do-not-send="true"
                              href="mailto:tobias.gondrom@owasp.org"
                              target="_blank">tobias.gondrom@owasp.org</a>><br>
                            Sent: Sunday, June 14, 2015 4:44 AM<br>
                            Subject: [Owasp-community] IAB Statement on
                            the Trade in Security Technologies<br>
                            To: <<a moz-do-not-send="true"
                              href="mailto:owasp-community@lists.owasp.org"
                              target="_blank">owasp-community@lists.owasp.org</a>></div>
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                            <br>
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                            <font face="Arial">I thought this is
                              noteworthy. <br>
                              <br>
                              <b>IAB Statement on the Trade in Security
                                Technologies</b><b><br>
                              </b><br>
                              <a moz-do-not-send="true"
href="https://www.iab.org/documents/correspondence-reports-documents/2015-2/iab-statement-on-the-trade-in-security-technologies/"
                                target="_blank">https://www.iab.org/documents/correspondence-reports-documents/2015-2/iab-statement-on-the-trade-in-security-technologies/</a><br>
                              <br>
                              And I am in strong agreement with the
                              above statement. <br>
                              <br>
                              What do you think? <br>
                              <br>
                              Best regards, <br>
                              <br>
                              Tobias<br>
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    <pre class="moz-signature" cols="72">-- 
Jim Manico
Global Board Member
OWASP Foundation
<a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="https://www.owasp.org">https://www.owasp.org</a>
Join me at AppSecUSA 2015!</pre>
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