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OpenFog Consortium may elect to avail itself of certain protections offered by the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, as amended, which requires disclosure of the names of all members of OpenFog Consortium. Accordingly, the undersigned hereby appoints such person who shall be the President or Chairperson or acting President or Chairperson of OpenFog Consortium as the undersigned’s true and lawful attorney‑in‑fact and authorizes him or her to (1) notify government agencies of the undersigned’s membership in OpenFog Consortium, (2) make, approve the form of, execute and deliver filings with government agencies on behalf of OpenFog Consortium and on behalf of the undersigned as a member of OpenFog Consortium indicating such membership, (3) receive notifications, including without limitation, notifications pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act on behalf of OpenFog Consortium and on behalf of the undersigned as a member of OpenFog Consortium, and (4) authorize and direct other officers of, and/or counsel to OpenFog Consortium, to do any of the foregoing acts. OpenFog Consortium will forward to the undersigned any notifications that it receives which are other than normal confirmations of filings and other administrative notices relating to all members.
Please note that Individual Membership is restricted to researchers or sole proprietors who are not affiliated with any other organization.