[Osmf-talk] OSMF Articles of Association - Discussion on Revision for 2013 AGM
frederik at remote.org
Thu Apr 18 22:55:18 UTC 2013
On 19.04.2013 00:35, Steve Coast wrote:
> Personally, for privacy reasons I disagree. My belief is that opt outs
> should exist in some way, for at least some data. For example, employees
> at major map companies may wish to keep their membership private from
> their employer.
That is a valid argument - some people might also want to keep their
membership private from the dictatorship they live in.
However I think that we have to weigh and balance goals here. What is
more important: Everyone's ability to convince themselves that nothing
fishy is going on (with the potential downside of some people not being
able to join for privacy reasons) - or everyone's right to join (with
the downside of much reduced transparency)?
I think that "if you want to remain anoymous, you can be a mapper but
not a member" is an acceptable price to pay for transparency.
Frederik Ramm ## eMail frederik at remote.org ## N49°00'09" E008°23'33"
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