[okfn-discuss] Governance and structure of the Open Knowledge Foundation and its activities
rob at robmyers.org
Wed Nov 18 19:17:05 GMT 2009
On 18/11/09 19:02, Ed Pastore wrote:
> In other words: why restrict decision-making to a small group of people?
From personal experience, to prevent capture by political cults and
special interest groups, to avoid organizational perfectionists, and to
prevent decision-making paralysis.
Foundations with strongly stated aims within an open society are not the
same as democratic political parties or public corporations.
Alternatives can be "forked" easily, and the leadership know this.
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