|Daniel Ziermann Venture-Lieutenant, Wisconsin—Pleasant Prairie aka Brew City Crafter|
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This is directly from Tonya, "The only items covered by the NDA are Paizo business operations, as sometimes venture-officers have knowledge of upcoming activities and products before their information is released to the general public. At no time have I meant to imply that venture-officers may not speak their minds; barring extraordinary circumstances like systemic or egregious breaking of community guidelines, we do not take action against those who do so. There are many posts on the boards where officers speak their minds and we have left them for public consumption. This thread received the moderation it did because I was out of town working UK Games Expo and unable to comment on the situation. We do not talk about disciplinary actions or investigations to protect the privacy of those involved and the sensitive nature of the investigations, not because it is against the NDA." (emphasis mine.)
I'm really not trying to make every thread about the NDA, but Tonya has made very clear what the NDA you are under does and not cover.
Beyond that, the amount of secrecy people think is warranted around Paizo organized play is frankly appalling, the adage, the cover-up is worse than the crime seems pretty appropriate regarding all of this. I mean seriously, what is everyone so afraid of.
I understand taking things seriously, but the amount of volunteers I see clam up when certain topics that are clearly not Paizo business related come up you'd think you were all under some sort of gag order.
What Tonya failed to mention (assuming just an oversight) is that what is discussed on the non public forums, is also covered under the NDA, unless specifically called out by the OPC as something that we (VOs) are allowed to share with the public. I believe much of the "we cannot share details, because of the NDA" is because of where much of the information that many of the VOs have, originated (i.e. non public forums).
I do agree with what you said, the coverup tends to be worse than the actual act and the longer this festers, the worse the public perception becomes. However, it is highly unlikely that continuing to bring it up will change Paizo's position. The most likely outcome is having this thread be locked by the moderators and/or posts/threads be deleted (it has already happened and the forum moderators have given no indication that they won't continue to do so).
In closing, while I empathize with your position, you are fighting a hopeless battle. I could be wrong (I genuinely hope that I am), but I don't see it being very likely that you will get the result you are seeking.