Elizabeth Dodd edodd at medemail.com.au
Thu Aug 20 11:15:08 UTC 2009

On Thu, 20 Aug 2009, Grant Slater wrote:
> 2009/8/20 Nick Black <nick at blacksworld.net>:
> > No, I don't think it is cause for concern.  Neither do many of the other
> > people who have replied to this thread.  I'll only briefly repeat myself:
> > CloudMade staff are free to vote as they choose, just as everyone else in
> > the community is.
> The OSMF membership secretary investigating the membership spike from
> one company is cause for concern alone.
> CloudMade employees brought to OpenStreetMap exclusively by their
> employment and their OSMF membership being paid via their boss does
> not seem kosher to me. Let alone it seems unfair to the rest of the
> OSM Community in Ukraine (and the rest of the world) who are unable to
> have their voices heard by joining the OSMF.
> / Grant

It would not be acceptable under Australian law for these late registrants to 
vote, as the voting entitlement lists would close about 2 days prior to the 
commencement of the poll.

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