2016-01-06 8:52 GMT+01:00 Anthony Cole <ahcole...@gmail.com>:

> This is all fascinating and concerning. Most concerning to me is the
> presence on the board of someone actually on Google's payroll right now.
> How can Denny not be fatally conflicted in all - or most - board
> deliberations that involve broad strategy - especially but not only to do
> with WikiData?
>

Are you suggesting the removal of another communitee selected board member ?
Just checking :)


>
> Anthony Cole
> I'm on the board of Wiki Project Med Foundation.
>
> Anthony Cole
>
>
> On Wed, Jan 6, 2016 at 3:22 PM, Legoktm <legoktm.wikipe...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > On 01/05/2016 08:01 PM, Andreas Kolbe wrote:
> > > I note we now have on the board:
> > >
> > > * Jimmy Wales, who has served as a member of Google's "Advisory
> Council"
> > > * Denny Vrandecic, who is a Google employee
> > > * Guy Kawasaki, who has served as special advisor to the CEO of the
> > > Motorola business unit of Google
> > > * Kelly Battles of Bracket Computing, which partners with Google Cloud
> > > Platform
> > > * Arnnon Geshuri, who served as Senior Director of HR and Staffing at
> > Google
> > >
> > > Did I miss anyone?
> >
> > I think you missed all the board members who have Google set as their
> > browser's default search engine instead of using DuckDuckGo[1].
> >
> > But really, I think you should be paying attention to Facebook. We are
> > reliant upon HHVM to run MediaWiki, which is developed by them, as well
> > as Phabricator for bug tracking, which was originally developed by them.
> > Furthermore, our current hardware officer[2] is a Facebook employee.
> >
> > [1] https://duckduckgo.com/
> > [2] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Hardware_Officer
> >
> > -- Legoktm
> >
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