Re: [ga] remote participation
Dave and all remaining assembly members,
Dave Crocker wrote:
> At 05:38 AM 2/16/2001, Michael Froomkin - U.Miami School of Law wrote:
> >I think everyone, including the people physically present, should have to
> >submit comments via the 'remote' system and be subject to the same
> >filtering. This will remove the otherwise highly unfair advantage that
> >wealth and physical proximity bring to attendees. If the system of
> >handling remove comments is fair enough for remote participants, it should
> >be fair enough for physical participants. If it is not, this system will
> >ensure that it quickly reaches that standard.
> >Anything less is second-class status.
> A major purpose of the face-to-face meetings is more efficient exchange.
This is a matter of some differing opinion. Be that as it may, equality
in face to face with Remote participation is suppose to be a goal of
> The technology for remote participation is still quite limited.
In your opinion maybe. The facts are quite different however...
> So your suggestion is to LIMIT EVERYONE to a less efficient mode?
No, it is to achieve more equity and improve efficiency.
> Thank you, Professor Procrustes, but it would not be a good idea for any of
> us to lie down in that bed...
Instead you are proposing a less comfortable one perhaps?
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