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Re: [ga] [Admin] Removal of monitoring for Joe Baptista

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On 13-Feb-2000 Patrick Greenwell wrote:
> On Sun, 13 Feb 2000, Dave Crocker wrote:
>> At 10:19 AM 2/13/2000 -0800, Patrick Greenwell wrote:
>> >I'm confused Harald. You are allowed to act as both accusor and judge?
>> Please review my discussion note on this topic. 
> I disagree with your position. 
> ?  The most that is 
>> feasible is after-the-fact accountability.
>> Consider the denial-of-service attack that has been going on with a number 
>> of major ISPs this past week, or so.  Would you like to require that they 
>> go through a cumbersome legal process before being allowed to stop the 
>> actions that are preventing them from being able to do business?
> The only time where such a process need be suspended is in a
> denial-of-service situation. Are you attempting to make a credible
> representation that a "normal" volume of posts from an individual creates
> such a situation?  

I'd say that when one person is responsible for a number of posts per day that
is multitudes times the total posts from all other members of the lists that
there is a credible reason for the moderator to take action on their own

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