On Mar 10, 2016, at 2:01 AM, jimmy wales
Indeed George I agree with everything you have said about the internal effects of lack of
transparency and openness. Assuming I and other board members who continue to press for
full openness about the James situation are eventually successful this will all become
This situation - the lack of full openness and an OK for everyone to publicly discuss what
they saw and believed happening - is incredibly damaging to the Foundation and movement by
The tension expressed with Board needs to keep some things confidential is real. But...
I would go so far as to state that it appears to me. that Board members' fiduciary
duty to the Foundation now argues for open disclosure, and is clearly and
straightforwardly at odds with the Boards' current secrecy.
I understand that opinions and dynamics within the board are important, but your
individual responsibilities are now becoming directly relevant. I urge the board to
resolve your internal obstacles to the openness swiftly. If you cannot do so, your
fiduciary duty must guide you.
George William Herbert
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