Tech Ops Meeting Minutes 02.08.12

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matt – dropped off servers at 33 whitehall – online, doing sysadmin stuff over the next few days to make them production ready.
testing high-def livestream with media
hyperallergic – set up booking system for them
tom – bloombergbucks is ready
moving occupy.net apps to their own server based on stack
ccr employee wants help w/ her iranians against war with iran group
lady – starting fundraising group, using civi – this is not “fun hub”
dana – civi up and running, need to sort out final status of occupy.org domain
interocc / international call – global GA  / civi, trying to coordinate with what spain already has
388 atlantic office is ready to go
tuesday night – open tech trainings (maybe for iran group?)
national tech call at 8 – need more coordination between interocc and international
techops google group calendar – use it for 338 Atlantic address
isaac has battery refund money from the GA – allocated but unspent and unneeded
ACTA protest
ravi would like to recognize that there have been some haircuts
first DA / TECH collaboratin meeitng was called, no Tech ppl showed due to late announcement
second meeting – monday at 60 wall
make sure everyone is on the mailing list / google group / access spreadsheet
devin – since office closed we have a pile of unused computers that need homes
jill: charlottes place may have an upstairs space for tech
justin stone-diaz will be putting together a proposal for sharing laptops
isaac – presidents day weekend – colubia U – FNF hackathon
FNF redid their website – launching 2 new networks this spring
one in BK community center, one in detroit
dns caching issues on nycga.net are a major problem
shawn – mayday page for ows
Job board – interchange.occupy.net exists
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Agenda Item: V&G Statement Consensus
V&G Consensus – tabled  read and consent later.
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Agenda Item: Handoffs
Devin, Drew and Matt are going to California – hand off responsibilities.
Plan to do outreah.
Don’t be NYC Centric
See if ppl want to build freedom towers
Devins orphaned projects:
Getting content into OWS net (shawn will pick up that meeting)
Newsletter
Needs somebody to park his car
Will be gone about a month
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Agenda item May Day site
Shawn – weds + saturday at 6:30 5:30 DA May Day organizating meeings – all DA actions will be to escalate for May Day actions.  Actions / Logistics / Outreach clusters to organzie w/ students, labor, faith, communities.
Meetings getting big turnout.
Needs tech infrastructure.  Loose knit network of websites – need a central OWS call for action hub.
Make the call, have resources, contact info, endorsers -
CAMPAIGN MICROSITE
solicit for contact info, social share?
Action going to GA tomorrow
Will work on this page once we have GA consensus
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AGENDA – Terms of Conduct – when will we start enforcing.
final draft not yet posted
need to draft terms + reasons for suspending users + blocking ip
needs to be an enforcement policy
charles has final draft to finish when he returns from brazil
needs to get approal from legal and GA
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ACTA
International day of action this saturday.  nothing planned for ows
do an ACTA event at Occupy Town Hall @ West Park
Draft Statement completed on
try to get it passed as an emergency proposal at the GA
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GA Funds
Money allocated to batteries
4 APC batteries from the office unused.
fnf towers need batteries
use for for the tower, or give back
also wants to use funds to reemburse occupier for lost equipment
  • FA – receipt or documentation
Conclusion = Consensus that Isaac should give back money to GA, minus re-embursement pending documentation

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