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Re: [ga] Clarification: "Ad Hoc Group"
Posting the correct afront is much like a psychology test for the masses.
One thing we can be sure of, the trolls are not being fed - and I
anticipate your in support of that.
Any GA issues you want to discuss today?
On Tue, 31 Aug 1999, Dave Crocker wrote:
> At 11:55 AM 8/31/99 , John C Klensin wrote:
> >--On Tuesday, 31 August, 1999, 14:14 -0400 Planet Communications
> >Computing Facility <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > their going to start taxing ip numbers
> >Hmm. Perhaps we could support ICANN by imposing a fee on silly,
> >meaningless, semi-literate, and/or obviously false postings to
> As with prank or obscene telephone calls, there is a challenge in deciding
> how to deal with the perpetrator. The goal is to make the postings stop;
> what will cause that?
> Unfortunately for the particularly disturbed poster, any response at all is
> taken as positive reinforcement.
> Any response at all.
> The challenge is for all of us simply to ignore these disturbed individuals.
> All of us.
> Nothing we do will make them serious, never mind constructive, participants.
> Nothing at all.
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