[UbuntuWomen] Work Play Day - Discussion and Review of Announcement and Photo Model Release Waiver

Melissa Draper melissa at meldraweb.com
Mon Apr 5 15:00:03 UTC 2010

On Mon, 2010-04-05 at 10:53 -0400, Amber Graner wrote:
> Hi all!
> Another exciting Ubuntu Women Project competition is taking shape as
> the last bits of preparation are being worked out so we can announce
> the 1st Annual Ubuntu Women Project World Play Day. 


> This email is being sent to the UW Team Mailing list, the Ubuntu
> Community Council and to Canonical to see if they have a better
> photo/model release waiver in order to ensure that we have crossed all
> the "t"'s and dotted all the "i"'s. 
> Just a reminder and some history for those who have joined the team
> recently an email [1] was sent to the UW mailing list last month to
> further discuss the World Play Day [2] competition to be held on May
> 28, 2010.  That means as mentioned above that it is just about time to
> announce it to the world.  After the announcement is made begins all
> the fun of creating buzz by denting, tweeting, blogging and
> encouraging those you know who have girls between the ages of 2 and
> 12  and use Ubuntu to join the competition.
> However, before we can tell the world about it, we need to look at the
> announcement and the photo/model release waiver and see if the team,
> Canonical, or the CC may have noticed something we may have
> unintentionally, especially when it comes to using photos of minors.
>  Please take a look at the proposed competition announcement [3] as
> well as the Sample photo/model release form  and please take a moment
> to let us know your thoughts. 

Yep, we really need perspective from the real lawyers in the audience.

> Please feel free to respond with questions or concerns to the mailing
> list, myself or Melissa Draper.
> Thanks in advance to members of the Community Council, Canonical and
> especially the UW Project Team Members for taking a moment to read the
> documents and offer feedback on the competition announcement and the
> photo/model release form.
> [1]
> - https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-women/2010-March/002604.html
> [2] - http://www.itla-toylibraries.org/wpdv.htm
> [3]  - Wiki Page with Announcement and Release as well as links to
> pdf's
> -- 
> Amber Graner//akgraner//
> http://amber.redvoodoo.org/
> http://www.ubuntu-user.com/Online/Blogs/Amber-Graner-You-in-Ubuntu
> Just me Amber.
> There are lots of Linux users who don't care how the kernel works, but
> only want to use it. That is a tribute to how good Linux is.
> Linus Torvalds 

Melissa Draper

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