Twitter account

Jonathan Nalley jnalley at
Thu May 13 14:12:06 UTC 2010


This was the first ticket I had created so please do let me know if I
wrongly selected some property.

On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 10:04 AM, Paul W. Frields <stickster at> wrote:
> Hi folks,
> Jonathan talked to me about getting in touch with Twitter about the
> @fedora account, which has lain dormant since it was opened by someone
> who's not us.  I noticed that of the few followers it has, there are a
> number of people whose profiles indicate they did so thinking that
> feed was from our project.  That indicates to me that the account is
> creating some confusion about where our official feed is.
> I talked to Jonathan on Tuesday night about touching base with Red Hat
> Legal for some advice.  Our counsel told me that because Red Hat owns
> the Fedora trademark, correspondence directly from our Legal
> department will carry a great deal more weight.  They can probably get
> this job done with a minimum of fuss, but it helps when you have Real
> Live Attorneys, just in case there's any pushback.
> I confirmed with counsel that the goal is for the Fedora community to
> hold and manage the keys to the account, and they are in complete
> agreement.  The access group may include some Red Hat people who are
> involved in the Marketing team, as the community decides is
> appropriate.
> My hope is that it won't take more than a few days, but with the
> release close upon us, it's too easy to lose track in the mad shuffle.
> Can someone please file a ticket so we can track progress on this
> weekly until it's accomplished?
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