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Board Meeting

When
2007/05/22 - 6:30pm
2007/05/22 - 8:00pm

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Regular schedule for board meetings is the 4th monday of every month. Open to all SoCoSA members/attendees, but location may vary. If you’re interested in attending, please email steering@socosa.org and we’ll make sure you know the location.

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Social Hour

When
2007/07/03 - 6:00pm
2007/07/03 - 7:00pm

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Details

Eat pizza, that kind of thing…


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Board Meeting

When
2007/04/23 - 6:30pm
2007/04/23 - 8:00pm

Speaker

Details

Agenda:

  • Electing the board
    • Election structure. Members vote for positions? Members vote for board members and the board votes who takes the various positions?
    • Board count (3? 4? 5? formula based on roster count?)
    • Board positions (Pres, VP, Treasurer, Secretary, etc…)
    • Term lengths. 6 months? 1 year? 2 years?
    • How much of the board to elect at once? whole board every time? half the board to keep some continuity?
    • How to hold elections? Online? At meetings?
    • schedule? I’m thinking something arbitrary based somewhat around when we’ve got things together enough to hold elections, like “The June Meeting”.
    • Who should be on steering (board) list? Just the actual elected board? The elected board and appointees? One list for each?
    • Upcoming meetings
    • May: Cobia
    • June: Drupal
    • July: PowerDNS
    • August:
    • September:
    • October: MySQL Replication
    • November:
    • December:
  • Other possibilities:


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Social Hour

When
2007/06/05 - 6:00pm
2007/06/05 - 7:00pm

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Details

Eat pizza, that kind of thing…


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Social Hour

When
2007/05/01 - 6:00pm
2007/05/01 - 7:00pm

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Details

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Meeting: Sysadmins as Guardians of Privacy

When
2007/04/03 - 7:00pm
2007/04/03 - 9:00pm

Speaker

Danny O'Brien, Activism Co-ordinator, Electronic Frontier Foundation
Details

Accusations that the NSA has access to 20Tb of commercial phone data. Mooted plans by the Attorney General to introduce compulsory data retention. Meanwhile, Google has all your email, that online quiz site knows your political opinions, and MySpace knows what your children like for lunch. Danny O'Brien takes a whistle-stop tour of our privacy laws, the current status of surveillance, and how the best chance of protecting privacy in a digital age might just lie in the BOFH.

Danny O'Brien is activism co-ordinator for the Electronic Frontier Foundation. He also writes the "Life Hacks" column for MAKE magazine, and continues to edit Need To Know, Britain's most sarcastic geek newsletter since 1997. He has written and presented science and travel shows for the BBC, and performed a solo show about the Net in the London's West End.


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Social Hour

When
2007/04/03 - 6:00pm
2007/04/03 - 7:00pm

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Details

Eat pizza, that kind of thing…


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Social Hour

When
2007/03/06 - 6:00pm
2007/03/06 - 7:00pm

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Details

Eat pizza, that kind of thing…


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Social Hour

When
2007/02/06 - 6:00pm
2007/02/06 - 7:00pm

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Details

Eat pizza, that kind of thing…


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Social/Pizza Hour

2006/10/04 - 6:00pm
2006/10/04 - 7:00pm

Social/Pizza Hour to be followed immediately by the meeting