[Baypiggies] SVP-Meetup ...
bill at baddogconsulting.com
Sun Jan 17 12:18:56 EST 2016
That seems worthwhile.
Because though the name of the group has now been changed to baypriggies,
some people may have paid thinking baypiggies (the user group) was going to
Ideally they'd ask meetup.com for a refund if that's the case, though as
you may have seen Glen has arranged a sponsor to refund (up to some limited
$ amount) those same people.
On Sun, Jan 17, 2016 at 9:09 AM, Simeon Franklin <simeonf at gmail.com> wrote:
> SF Python Meetup has ~7k members on its mailing list. I'd be glad to also
> send an email announcement to our members alerting them to the situation. I
> know there are many people (like Stephen) who've participated in and
> supported both groups...
> On Sun, Jan 17, 2016 at 1:28 AM, Stephen <spmcinerney at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> From: dan at bot4.us
>> >I like Bill's idea of getting the old userlist but I wonder about the
>> details associated with getting them joined to SVP-Meetup.
>> >I can see some reasons why meetup.com might be reluctant to give that
>> list to Bill.
>> It was actually my idea, Dan, I posted early Wed morning. I read around a
>> bit on unregistered trademark, Meetup hostile takeovers, Meetup TOS and
>> whether we have grounds to send a legal letter to Meetup.
>> Forget about Suresh, let's assume he ignores us.
>> We may well be able to compel Meetup to give us our Meetup back. It's
>> certainly worth trying.
>> We may also be able to compel Suresh to refund every penny of the dues he
>> gathered by using the name BayPIGgies. That's also certainly worth trying.
>> And even if both of those failed, we'd still want to compel Suresh to
>> change his group's name to not be confusable with BayPIGgies.
>> >I'd prefer members to focus on making SVP-Meetup better.
>> We don't need to involve everyone in every communication and every
>> decision. We only needed to form a consensus on how to react. Glen & Bill:
>> please let us know what happens next, if you know?
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