Evy, a good place to start would be to articulate what the group would do. If you could organize a team to process disclosures (organize documentation, generate news stories/court cases, etc) then I'm sure we could find people to make disclosures.
Did you say your website has a secure process for uploading info? Can you explain that a bit more?
On Wed, Nov 9, 2011 at 10:12 AM, evy brown <email@example.com>
Thank you for reading! Public Interest Disclosures is best because it works well with the idea that the public has a right to know. Several other countries have adopted this concept since whistleblower has negative connotations although historically what it truly means is to alert officials, warn others and the public of criminal activity and/or danger. OWS might like to carry whistles in protests. The symbol will be very clear and far better then protesters yelling at observers that they are marching for them.
How do I form a whistleblower and public policy group?
On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 12:07 PM, Devin Balkind <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Evy, point taken about the word "leaks." I won't use it anymore - I'll use the term "disclosures".
Andrew, we agree about the potential for occupy.net to host subdomains for occupations. I just requires a lot more organizing of developers.
On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 2:59 PM, Andrew Mallis <email@example.com>
just a thought, but occupy.net
as a base URL would seem to support occupation-specific subdomains quite well, i.e.
some cities have a hard time securing a short, logical domain name.
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The Brown Center for Public Policy
Ethics in Business Institute
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