[OpenID board] May 27, 2009 OpenID Executive Committee Call Minutes
david at sixapart.com
Wed Jun 10 23:46:46 UTC 2009
And as some progress on security best practices, Allen Tom and Andrew
Arnott published http://wiki.openid.net/OpenID-Security-Best-Practices
this week which has started a good discussion on the security mailing
On Jun 10, 2009, at 4:34 PM, Mike Jones wrote:
> May 27, 2009 OpenID Executive Committee Call Minutes
> Don Thibeau, Executive Director
> David Recordon
> Brian Kissel
> Mike Jones
> Raj Mata
> Scott Kveton
> Nat Sakimura
> John Ehrig, Global Inventures
> 1. Legal Update
> Don remains on track to update our IPR policies and procedures and
> bylaws by the end of June. These updates will include changes made
> in response to requests by two major companies with complex
> ownership structures who are interested in joining the board. Don
> and Global Inventures are working on building a complete archive of
> the IPR declarations we’ve received thus far and procedures for
> adding new ones as they come in.
> The OIDF will be retaining a lawyer to act as general counsel,
> rather than continuing to rely on Microsoft funding free legal work
> for the OIDF.
> 2. Whitepapers
> The foundation plans to work with the security committee on
> publishing a whitepaper on best security and usability practices.
> Andrew Nash is chairing the security committee and will be working
> on the security aspects of the whitepaper. Other best practices and
> forward-looking whitepapers are anticipated.
> 3. Internet Identity Workshop
> We partnered with the Information Card Foundation in buying a dinner
> for the IIW participants. We believe that that was a good
> investment in demonstrating cooperation and building goodwill among
> the identity community.
> 4. Strategic Use of Funds for Special Projects
> Don is soliciting input for a short list of projects such as
> whitepapers and interop tests that we want to fund. Having John
> Bradley develop additional security-focused interop tests and
> ensuring that major implementations have run those tests is one
> project on the radar. Another is a joint whitepaper with the ICF on
> the value of having an active client to manage people’s identity
> interactions. David asked how we can reach out to the community to
> elicit their participation in these efforts as well.
> 5. IBM Representative Change
> Nataraj (Raj) Nagaratnam will be replacing Tony Nadalin as the IBM
> board representative at the end of the month.
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