[OpenID board] [OpenID] PayPal joins OpenID Foundation Board as we enter 2009

Nat Sakimura sakimura at gmail.com
Fri Jan 30 00:47:56 UTC 2009


On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 6:38 AM, Martin Atkins <mart at degeneration.co.uk>wrote:

> Hans Granqvist wrote:
>> Interesting indeed. Looking forward to seeing what PayPal brings!
>> How does a corporation get to be a foundation member? Just by
>> paying, or is there another voting process?
> The bylaws ought to be updated soon to give the full details about this,
> but here's the most pertinent information:
> * Getting a single board seat is one of the benefits of the sustaining
> member membership class.
> * There is a distinction made between "community" board members (who are
> voted in by the community) and "corporate" board members (who are appointed
> by corporations with sustaining memberships.)
> * There is a rule in place that the community board members must always
> have a majority on the board, allowing a completely-aligned community board
> to veto corporate board member proposals.
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Nat Sakimura (=nat)
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