Conference call on 7 p.m. EST, 03 July 2005.
Week In Review
- Gavin's out of town
- Mailing list changes
- Reminder to Wiki more!
Gavin's Farewell Homework
- This is a good guideline on what he has left on the table, and what we have to do. Anything up yet?
- Finish and post the Grokster FAQ
- Finish and post an About page
- Finish and post an FC.o FAQ
- Make a decision on mission activities
- Make a decision on organizational structure
- Get started on making the by-laws
- Work with some of the people who contacted us to improve the look of the Web site
- Make some progress on the organizing manual and activist packet
- Print T-shirts
- Wiki Page @ Jobs
- Haven't defined all responsibilities yet
- Still need more volunteers/need to assign more people
- Check out the Wiki and edit accordingly
- Important someone needs to pickup the Finance/paperwork responsibilities now that Gavin's away
- When do we need this out? When do we need to make a decision?
- Who is on this right now?
- What's going on here?
- Mission Statement Wiki Page @ Mission Statement
- Check in your Comments/Proposals in the Wiki
Research into other Orgs
- Org Structure Wiki Page @ Organizational Structure
- Check in your Findings/Comments in the Wiki
- Matt L from England, UK,
- Andy, Ian, Aaron, Kieran from Emerson, Boston, MA
- Nelson, Elizabeth, Ben Li
- Matt available for webmaster!
- Nelson will make necessary arrangements
Mission & Org Structure tabled Defcon/Tshirt tabled
- Intro'd to Free Culture at a class in Emerson
- Emerson is a media and communications school
- Prof Eric gordon - taught class on Studies in Digital Media and Culture.
- Currently working on a 'craiglist' for the school
- Also trying to educate the community on the problems of copyright
- Public knowledge has material, can try to get from there
- Nelson will set up mailing list for the UK: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Matt has a contact with a UK t-shirt printer
- Nelson will give Tshirt contacts to Matt so he can print if he can print tshirts in UK if needed
- Nelson will give UK contacts to Matt
Youth vs Students Organization debate
Should we be a Student or Youth Group?
- UK - many youths not in college
- Germany - more community oriented
- We want to be inclusive
- need to define student/youth
- Qn: Why just youth? Why not FC movement?
- Nelson's reply: FC.o started as a student group; we need a unique, independent voice
- For defcon/ gavin @canada
- Need to work on general flyer!
- Mission & Org Structure
- Defcon / T-Shirts