[Foundation-l] Foundation Discretion Regarding Personnel

Anthony wikimail at inbox.org
Sat Dec 15 17:46:57 UTC 2007

Mike, here's what led to the discussion over the period of time
between the interview and the publishing of the story:

On Dec 15, 2007 9:09 AM, Mike Godwin <mnemonic at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thomas Dalton writes:
> > As soon as Mike was asked that question the foundation
> > should have done their own investigation and then broken the story. It
> > would have taken a couple of hours to get enough information together
> > to spoil The Register's scoop.
> Criminal background checks take at least a day, and possibly a few
> days, to do properly, at least in the United States.  The allegations
> made in the Register story would have taken significant time for us to
> confirm or refute.

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