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Re: [ga] disclaimer
Harald - there is no need to respond. The rules of this assembly - how
ever illegally arrived at - are still the rules of this assembly. The
rules are lear in this matters and now it's up to you to rule.
As for Mr. Walsh's arguments - they are dismissed - a concept in law as it
applies to libel and slander is a matter before the law and it's courts -
and not a consideration for you to rule on. The rules are very clear in
their intent and purpose and Mr. Walsh's argument hold no purchase nor
P.S. Walsh has finally replied to one of my messages. Interesting ;-)
On Wed, 16 Feb 2000, William X. Walsh wrote:
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> On 16-Feb-2000 !Dr. Joe Baptista wrote:
> > More abuse Harald - either the rules are for all - or their for the select
> > club members here. Calling someone a name, when that name calling is
> > clearly slanderous and libelous is not in accordance with the rules.
> > Of course if the alternate chair feels otherwise - I would appreciate the
> > reasons. Mr. Walsh has now been warned once with the Jopp slander and I
> > expect you Harald to act on this.
> Slander has two elements. A false tale or report maliciously uttered.
> So first the comment must be false. That element does not exist here. The
> subject's track record and own comments have already defined himself as
> this term, and others have validated said definition. (See a current
> poll on inegroup.com for instance). Secondly the comment must be said with
> malicious intent. Again, this element does not exist here. What possible
> malicious intent could exist against someone who is not even a blip on the
> Perhaps the complainant may wish to use a different term to justify his
> "complaint." The comment that is being complained about was in response to
> a post for which the complaint of slander may apply, however.
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