[datatracker-rqmts] Legal issues

Paul Hoffman <paul.hoffman@vpnc.org> Tue, 02 November 2010 17:01 UTC

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Date: Tue, 2 Nov 2010 10:01:05 -0700
To: "Russ Housley" <housley@vigilsec.com>
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Subject: [datatracker-rqmts] Legal issues
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At 12:36 PM -0400 11/2/10, Russ Housley wrote:
> > Greetings again. I have uploaded the proposed slides for the BoF to the
>> IETF site; see <http://www.ietf.org/proceedings/79/slides/iddtspec-0.pdf>;.
>>
>> Of course, it would be swell if people wanted to talk about any of the
>> topics in the draft or proposed in the slides before the meeting. :-)
>
>What legal issues do you see if an account-based system is used?  The
>community already uses wikis that require an account.  How is this
>different?

It is not clear that it is different, but it might be. I don't know of any private information that can be kept on the IETF wikis, but we are talking here about private lists (unless folks agree with SM). If there is private information on the IETF wikis, has anyone asked "the IETF lawyers" about it?

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