Re: Need Date for JOTI
Donald R Izard (dizard@ACSU.BUFFALO.EDU)
Mon, 17 Aug 1998 16:14:29 -0400
Does the same security concerns not apply to JOTA which BSA does
I am confused . . . again,
On Sun, 16 Aug 1998, Franco Piccione wrote:
> FYI, Reminder, JOTI is not sanctioned by the BSA. This subject came up in
> our class at Philmont this past week and National was VEHEMENT that they would
> not, in its current form, sanction the activity.
> The issue is one of "Youth Protection" and the inability of the event, as
> currently structured, to insure the protection/privacy of participating youth.
> Based on the response of the National folks, it appears that they have:
> 1. had MANY requests for information on JOTI
> 2. had "experts" review the program from a youth protection/security
> 3. had their legal staff review the potential liability
> The security/privacy issues are real in the JOTI environment and is one that
> anyone "participating" should be aware of and address.
> Franco Piccione
> "I used to be an Antelope"
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