And more to the point; not knowing is a poor defence. Surely any level of due diligence on new board members would have exposed this troubling incident?
Tom On Sat, 9 Jan 2016 09:27 Fæ <fae...@gmail.com> wrote: > On 9 January 2016 at 09:06, Chris Keating <chriskeatingw...@gmail.com> > wrote: > ... > > Dariusz has said the Board is looking into the situation with Arnnon, > which > > they were clearly not aware of - that is what needs to happen and yet > more > > emails on this list won't mean that happens any more quickly. > ... > > Correction to "they [the board] were clearly not aware": > > Yesterday Jimmy Wales confirmed that: > "I cannot speak for the entire board. As for myself, I was aware (from > googling him and reading news reports) that he had a small part in the > overall situation when he was told by Eric Schmidt that Google had a > policy of not recruiting from Apple, and that a recruiter had done it, > and that the recruiter should be fired, and he agreed to do so." > > It is not true that the WMF board were unaware before Arnnon was > offered a seat on the board, when there were trustees that knew he > took part in illegal activities at Google. The first page of results > of a google search shows that Arnnon was a named defence party in the > court case. > > Links > 1. > https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=User_talk:Jimbo_Wales&diff=698802294&oldid=698801520 > > Fae > -- > fae...@gmail.com https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Fae > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > New messages to: Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines New messages to: Wikimediaemail@example.com Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>