[OpenID board] Expanded version...

Nat Sakimura sakimura at gmail.com
Thu Oct 25 19:43:29 UTC 2012

Title: Clarification of the organization scope through definition of terms

WHEREAS, clarifying the OIDF mission and scope by defining terms and
avoiding undefined terms would streamline the organization's
operation, now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED that ARTICLE II of the bylaw (<- put proper reference) as attached:

Section 2.1	General.  The corporation is a nonprofit public benefit
corporation, organized and operated to engage in any lawful activity
permitted by Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986,
as amended, and the Oregon Nonprofit Corporation Act (the �gAct�h).

Section 2.2	Terms and Definitions.	The following terms are defined for
use within the bylaws
a.	open: freely accessible over the internet and usable without
incurring royalties
b.	identity: set of attributes related to an entity
c.	user-centric: user having direct or indirect control
d.	OpenID: trademark held by this corporation to identify its products
e.	OpenID Intellectual Property Rights Policy: intellectual property
rights policy set by this organization to govern its products
f.	OpenID Process Document: document that defines the process each
product needs to follow to be recognized as this corporation's product
g.	OpenID Standards: set of standards defined in accordance with
OpenID Process Document that helps establish safer identity
transactions over the internet in the manner that is user-centric and

Section 2.3	Specific Purposes.  The specific purposes of the
corporation is to foster and promote the development of, public access
to, and adoption of OpenID Standards.

Nat Sakimura

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