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Re: Farewell (was : Philip TAYLOR's status as Invited Expert in HTML Working Group)

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Date: Thu, 02 Apr 2009 18:31:18 +0200
Message-ID: <49D4E856.4010204@danbri.org>
To: "Philip TAYLOR (Ret'd)" <Chaa006@Gmail.Com>
CC: www-archive@w3.org
On 2/4/09 18:27, Philip TAYLOR (Ret'd) wrote:
>
> I note with regret that the new W3C Invited Expert
> and Collaborators Agreement [1] requires me to
> agree to personal jurisdiction by the state and
> federal courts sitting in the State of Massachusetts.
>
> As a British Citizen, I am unwilling so to agree.

(delurking)

Can you say a bit more about what this actually means? ie. the practical 
implications you see associated with agreeing to this?

cheers,

Dan

> I note with further regret that this was /not/
> a requirement of the 2002 W3C INVITED EXPERT
> AND COLLABORATORS AGREEMENT [2].
>
> As I am unwilling to accept the revised agreement,
> I have no option but to cease contributing as
> an Invited Expert.
>
> Philip TAYLOR
>
> [1] http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Legal/2007/06-invited-expert.html
> [2]
> http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Legal/2002/collaborators-agreement-20021231
>
>
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