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Re: [ga] Re: [ga-full] Use of "loon"
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Interesting to see someone talk about Tyranny of the Majority, because that's
whats being setup for the so called "IDNO" contituency, who can vote out anyone
the 50% +1 do not like or agree with.
On 17-Feb-2000 Michael Froomkin - U.Miami School of Law wrote:
> Tyranny of the majority. How to silence dissent.
> That would suffice to get even me to leave the list. (Not to mention all
> the noise traffic it would generate).
> The point of protecting dissenting voices is exactly that they are
> unpopular. Popular voices don't require protection.
> On Thu, 17 Feb 2000, Alex Kamantauskas wrote:
>> How about the following process:
>> SAA receives a complaint. SAA announces the complaint, and issues a
>> request wherein each member of the list (if they so wish) sends in a
>> 'yea' or 'nay' vote. At the end of an established period (say, 24 or 48
>> hours), SAA counts the votes. If the 'yea' outweigh the 'nay', sanctions
>> are imposed.
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