Date: Fri, 1 Apr 2011 16:17:32 -0400 From: Dan Rosenberg <dan.j.rosenberg@...il.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com> Subject: Re: Closed list Hi, > > Here is the plan for initial membership (this is also approved by > Openwall). > > Initial members will have had to be a vendor-sec member (no exploders this > time around). You must reply to this thread, in public (on oss-security). > We want this to be very public, we have nothing to hide. You must have a > public gpg key ID included in your reply. The new list will gpg encrypt all > mail (it does accept plaintext messages though). > I'd prefer if any private replacement for vendor-sec were either: 1. Strictly limited to vendor coordination of embargoed security issues (with membership reflecting this purpose), or 2. Opened up to researchers who have contributed knowledge and findings in this area, and are deemed trustworthy by other list subscribers or some other community opinion. In other words, it doesn't make sense to me to use "member of the old vendor-sec" as the only requirement for subscription, as some of the old members may not be eligible depending on the purpose of the new list. I understand that this is just a preliminary solution, but I think the question of membership should be sorted out sooner rather than later. Thanks, Dan > Once we have an initial seed group, we can focus on future membership > ideas. > > Thanks. > > -- > JB >
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