[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Google
  Web www.spinics.net

Re: [Design-team] internet censorship statement for fedoraproject.org front page (was Re: FUDcon Board Meeting)



On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 11:56 AM, Stephen John Smoogen <smooge@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 17 January 2012 21:39, Mairin Duffy Strode <duffy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> At this point we can't change the text because we go live in almost 2 hours and need legal approval for any changes.... It's almost 10 pm in legal tz. Should we simply abort mission? Nirik and/or Ian is going to pull the trigger at midnight ET US so if the board would rather there no message at all can you let Kevin and Ian know in #fedora-admin?
>>
>
> Thankyou Mairin for getting this done. I would have preferred the way
> the OpenSuSE board and website went but I am glad we have something
> there.

We discussed a number of options at the board meeting. We decided not
to do a black out on one specific day because the Fedora project is a
global project and not US specific. There are a lot of countries with
many Fedora contributors that have a lot worse than the SOPA/PIPA
legislation every day, there is also a number of countries that have
similar legislation going through process as well. It was for those
reasons it was decided to put a non country/legislation specific
message that ran from the 18th until the end of the month to express
the projects concerns with this style of legislations in particular
rather than being specific.

Peter
_______________________________________________
advisory-board mailing list
advisory-board@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/advisory-board



[Fedora Development]     [Fedora Users]     [Fedora Desktop]     [Fedora SELinux]     [Yosemite News]     [Yosemite Photos]     [KDE Users]     [Fedora Tools]     [Linux Audio Users]

Powered by Linux

Google
  Web www.spinics.net