<div dir="ltr">Hi All,<div><br></div><div>I declined the interview because of the intelligence nature of the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation(USGIF). As a humanitarian focused organization I did not think it was appropriate to be interviewed by them. Each organization has to make their own decisions on the line of what is appropriate, but I felt based on previous statements by volunteers and voting members related to both the US Government, intelligence and the United States in general that we could not respond to this interview request. </div><div><br></div><div>I'm more than happy to work with the communications working group to make these guidelines more clear.</div><div><br></div><div>Thanks,</div><div><br></div><div>-Kate</div></div><div class="gmail_extra"><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Wed, Mar 4, 2015 at 3:16 PM, Russell Deffner <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:russell.deffner@hotosm.org" target="_blank">russell.deffner@hotosm.org</a>></span> wrote:<br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex"><div lang="EN-US" link="blue" vlink="purple"><div><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1f497d">I saw that too, not sure who ‘declined to be interviewed’, maybe they just did not know who to contact. In the future anyone who gets asked but doesn’t feel comfortable please have the reporter contact either <a href="mailto:info@hotosm.org" target="_blank">info@hotosm.org</a> or <a href="mailto:communications@hotosm.org" target="_blank">communications@hotosm.org</a> – we should be able to fulfill most requests (except maybe those with extremely short timeframes).<u></u><u></u></span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1f497d"><u></u> <u></u></span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1f497d">Cheers,<u></u><u></u></span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1f497d">=Russ<u></u><u></u></span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1f497d"><u></u> <u></u></span></p><div><div style="border:none;border-top:solid #b5c4df 1.0pt;padding:3.0pt 0in 0in 0in"><p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"">From:</span></b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif""> Pierre Béland [mailto:<a href="mailto:pierzenh@yahoo.fr" target="_blank">pierzenh@yahoo.fr</a>] <br><b>Sent:</b> Wednesday, March 04, 2015 4:11 PM<br><b>To:</b> Russell Deffner; hot<br><b>Subject:</b> Re: [HOT] Great Article in Trajectory Magazine<u></u><u></u></span></p></div></div><div><div class="h5"><p class="MsoNormal"><u></u> <u></u></p><div><div><div><div><div><p class="MsoNormal" style="background:white"><span style="font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black">Thanks Russell,<u></u><u></u></span></p></div><div><p class="MsoNormal" style="background:white"><span style="font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black"><u></u> <u></u></span></p></div><div><p class="MsoNormal" style="background:white"><span style="font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black">A good article but it would have been good to have the opportunity to provide them some infos.<u></u><u></u></span></p></div><div><p class="MsoNormal" style="background:white"><span style="font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black"><u></u> <u></u></span></p></div><div><p class="MsoNormal" style="background:white"><span style="font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black">How did we missed being interviewed? I dont remember to have seen such request.  Was this followed to me?<u></u><u></u></span></p></div><div><p class="MsoNormal" style="background:white"><span style="font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black"> <u></u><u></u></span></p></div><div><p class="MsoNormal" style="background:white"><b><i><span style="font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:#0000bf"> <br></span></i></b><b><i><span style="font-family:"Garamond","serif";color:#0000bf">Pierre </span></i></b><span style="font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black"><u></u><u></u></span></p></div><p class="MsoNormal" style="background:white"><span style="font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:black"><u></u> <u></u></span></p><div><div><div><div class="MsoNormal" align="center" style="text-align:center;background:white"><span style="font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";color:black"><hr size="1" width="100%" align="center"></span></div><p class="MsoNormal" style="background:white"><b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black">De :</span></b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black"> Russell Deffner <<a href="mailto:russell.deffner@hotosm.org" target="_blank">russell.deffner@hotosm.org</a>><br><b>À :</b> hot <<a href="mailto:hot@openstreetmap.or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