<div dir="ltr"><div><div>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.  <br><br></div>JF<br></div>OWASP-Kansas City<br><div><div><div><br></div></div></div></div><br><div class="gmail_quote"><div dir="ltr">On Mon, Feb 13, 2017 at 7:08 PM Haral Tsitsivas <<a href="mailto:haral.tsitsivas@owasp.org">haral.tsitsivas@owasp.org</a>> wrote:<br></div><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex"><div dir="ltr" class="gmail_msg">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.<div class="gmail_msg">Moving to another platform may reduce the chapter's reach and visibility, so I intend to keep using <a href="http://meetup.com" class="gmail_msg" target="_blank">meetup.com</a> for the foreseeable future...</div><div class="gmail_msg"><br class="gmail_msg"></div></div><div class="gmail_extra gmail_msg"><br class="gmail_msg"><div class="gmail_quote gmail_msg">On Mon, Feb 13, 2017 at 5:01 PM, Shahmeer Amir <span dir="ltr" class="gmail_msg"><<a href="mailto:shahmeer.amir@owasp.org" class="gmail_msg" target="_blank">shahmeer.amir@owasp.org</a>></span> wrote:<br class="gmail_msg"><blockquote class="gmail_quote gmail_msg" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex">
<div class="gmail_msg"><p style="margin-top:0px" dir="ltr" class="gmail_msg">I was also thinking of doing the same</p> 
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                        <div id="m_-9018879736376712456m_-1442752739541574295style_14870337350000000111_BODY" class="gmail_msg"><div dir="ltr" class="gmail_msg">We could build our own websites per chapter and host them on Github.</div><div hspace="streak-pt-mark" style="max-height:1px" class="gmail_msg"><img style="width:0px;max-height:0px;overflow:hidden" src="https://mailfoogae.appspot.com/t?sender=ac2VhbkBhbHBoYW9uZWxhYnMuY29t&type=zerocontent&guid=513b04c1-5d58-4e9e-9ef3-c84a381edb14" class="gmail_msg"><font color="#ffffff" size="1" class="gmail_msg">ᐧ</font></div><div class="gmail_msg"><br class="gmail_msg"><div class="gmail_msg">On Mon, Feb 13, 2017 at 7:45 PM, Ralph Durkee (OWASP) <span dir="ltr" class="gmail_msg"><<a href="https://e-aj.my.com/compose/?mailto=mailto%3aRalph.Durkee@owasp.org" class="gmail_msg" target="_blank">Ralph.Durkee@owasp.org</a>></span> wrote:<br class="gmail_msg"><blockquote style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex" class="gmail_msg">Until recently <a href="http://meetup.com" rel="noreferrer" class="gmail_msg" target="_blank">meetup.com</a> 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 <a href="https://www.meetup.com/pro/resist/" rel="noreferrer" class="gmail_msg" target="_blank">https://www.meetup.com/pro/resist/</a><br class="gmail_msg">
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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!<span class="gmail_msg"><font color="#888888" class="gmail_msg"><br class="gmail_msg">
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