----- Original Message -----
From: "Richard Fontana" <rfontana(a)redhat.com>
To: "Sam Kottler" <skottler(a)redhat.com>
Sent: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 5:22:23 PM
Subject: Re: [Fedora-legal-list] Google compute engine + trusted testers
On Tue, Nov 19, 2013 at 05:16:54PM -0500, Sam Kottler wrote:
> Greetings legal@,
> I've been working on the behalf of the cloud WG to get Fedora images built
> for Google's new compute engine platform. As part of this work, Google has
> asked interested people (Red Hat employees or not) to join their 'trusted
> tester' program. Here's the program described by Google: 'As a Google
> Trusted Tester, you can be part of an exclusive group that helps improve
> our products by providing candid feedback and identifying problems before
> anyone else gets to use them.' This allows people working on the images to
> get access to more advanced features of GCE to upload and test them using
> features that might not yet be available. I have the full document if
> anyone is interested in seeing it (I'm weary of publishing the whole thing
> to this list), but the gist is that it's a confidentiality agreement and
> indemnification/limitation of liability document.
> So...is it permissible to ask Fedora contributors to sign this document?
> I'm happy to provide any additional information or connect a
> representative of the legal team with contacts at Google.
For Red Hat employees this needs to go through internal legal review.
I assume that's true even if they're going to be working with GCE outside of their
work duties as a Fedora contributor, not as a RH employee?