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Re: [ga] Majordomo 'who' command
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On 13-Jan-2000 Alex Kamantauskas wrote:
>>> My two cents. I feel that everyone has the right to speak. I also
>>> feel that everyone should have the right to choose not to listen.
>> As in ANY forum, when one is disruptive, and insists on continuing to be
>> disruptive, limits are placed on their rights, by their own action.
> Agreed. And I believe that the limit imposed upon them is that they are
> not permitted to post to the "filtered" list, or at least to a sanctioned
> list where it is understood by all who choose to use it that certain
> individuals are not permitted to post there.
> We are deciding whether or not to block certain individuals from the
> official record for being "disruptive" Yes, we block Baptista and JW now,
> and everyone is happy, but what happens when your ideas, William, are not
> shared by those who are in control of the blocks, and they begin to find
> you "disruptive"? That is the issue I'd like to see addressed.
I would think that the public outcry would have quite an effect. But you don't
see any public outcry for those two people, because the blocks were justified.
I trust the rules to be sufficiently transparent, and the consequences for
acting too harsh under them, to feel quite comfortable with them. I will
admit, had I drawn up the rules, I would of gone a bit farther.
William X. Walsh <email@example.com>
DSo Networks http://dso.net/
Fax: 877-860-5412 or +1-559-851-9192
GPG/PGP Key at http://dso.net/wwalsh.gpg
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