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Re: Release Candidate of the PostgreSQL Europe association statutes

From: Gabriele Bartolini <gabriele(dot)bartolini(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Koen Martens <gmc(at)sonologic(dot)nl>
Cc: Dave Page <dpage(at)postgresql(dot)org>, "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, damien(at)dalibo(dot)info, pgeu-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Release Candidate of the PostgreSQL Europe association statutes
Date: 2008-01-14 20:35:32
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Ciao Koen,
> Also, i've seen a couple of constructs whereby members of a regional group each have a vote in the EU group. This could entail that the EU will need the member database of the local group, but in this case privacy law and/or the local groups statutes may conflict.
Exactly, that's what I was thinking too.

We have strict policies for IT-PUG as far as privacy and data collection 
are concerned, in order to protect privacy.

However, I think that if we study a proper solution, we can easily get 
over them. After all we just need security precautions and transparency 
towards users.

I guess one solutoin is that the EU is responsible for writing privacy 
policies and maintaining a secure database of users' data. For those 
users that directly adhere to the EU PUG (because they are in countries 
without local or localised groups), they MUST accept the privacy statement.

Those users that belong to a local group and accept the local group 
policy, might be informed that they could become members of the EU PUG 
if they want and they are asked to accept another privacy disclaimer.

I guess this scenario would be fine.

Gabriele Bartolini: Open source programmer and data architect
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