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**TOS and Privacy Policy
**TOS and Privacy Policy
**Develop task-list of ongoing duties from each "group" <-underway
**Develop task-list of ongoing duties from each "group"
*Regular status updates with key leaders
*Regular status updates with key leaders
*Organize staff, delegate tasks to qualified people
*Organize staff, delegate tasks to qualified people
*Fire people when it isn't working out sooner rather than later (this should go in ongoing duties task-list once created)
*password sharing, multi-factor protection
*password sharing, multi-factor protection (see: http://point-at-infinity.org/ssss/ for an example)
**truecrypt files
**Getting LDAP setup would aid in this endeavor
**[http://point-at-infinity.org/ssss/ ssss Secret Sharing] wash suggested
*GetLDAP setup

Revision as of 04:00, 21 March 2014

This is a todo list of items that currently don't fall under any Teams or Strike-teams. Visit the Team Pages for Team-related information.

Staff Organization

  • Formulate Plan
    • Vision
    • Bylaws
    • TOS and Privacy Policy
    • Develop task-list of ongoing duties from each "group"
  • Regular status updates with key leaders
  • Organize staff, delegate tasks to qualified people
  • password sharing, multi-factor protection
  • GetLDAP setup


  • Determine best method to poll community on decisions (slash polls are stated to be unreliable, comments are useful but harder to draw empirical data from)
  • Determine Staff Communication Forum
    • Keep mailing list
    • redmine (ruby on rails)
    • Use slashcode test server (would require tweaks but we could test new code while communicating, moderating best ideas etc.)
    • Aquire concensus
  • Clarify our stance on lameness filter paramaters
  • New Name contest (final one, we hope)
    • New Names Shortlist:
      • soylentnews
      • port119.net
      • baconnews.org baconnews.net (baconnews.net was suggested as it can be "BNN")
      • nerdcard.net
      • geekcard.org
      • dailybacon.org
      • ionews.org
  • Summarize staff meeting(s) (or not?)(suggest: move to Editors section?mrcoolbp (talk) 19:47, 11 March 2014 (UTC))


  • Choose incorporation model
    • Carry out necessary tasks to achieve chosen incorporation model status
  • Solicit legal advice:
    • Requirements for keeping logs of user activity
    • How to respond to DMCA takedown requests
    • Identify the legal (copyright?) implications of cross-posting (reposting stories posted elsewhere)
  • Incorporation Model-dependent items:
    • Swag? (sync with art)
    • Marketing - Do we do it? how do we do it?
    • Ads?
    • Donations?
  • social media, do we want to pursue it? who? How?