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Re: [atlarge-discuss] Members' rights
Eray and all stakeholders of interested parties,
Eray Ozkural wrote:
> On Wednesday 22 May 2002 06:10, Jeff Williams wrote:
> > Joop and all stakeholders or interested parties,
> > >
> > > I only wish to start off the discussion on members' rights by suggesting
> > > a few broad meta-articles. The rest of the Charter must fill out the
> > > details.
> > I didn't see anything in your original post on this thread regarding
> > members rights at all. I still don't. Could you please point them out
> > Joop? What I do see is some ideas/comments as to what members
> > will be restricted in doing or expressing... That I find to be
> > yet another form of CENSORSHIP. And that is fundamentally
> > WRONG...
> Any sort of constitution must clearly indicate a set of inalienable rights.
Exactly right here!
> I suggest starting with a condition of equality to prevent a group of
> 'powerful' individuals from exerting their influence upon others and an
> unconditional freedom of speech. Paid or not.
> An at large organization, as opposed to a tyranny, must be open to dissent as
> the system is based on the premise of change.
> I have no knowledge of an open and democratic society on Internet, therefore I
> conceive that establishing one cannot be through imitation.
I do. Hence imitation is not only possible but perhaps preferable...
> Eray Ozkural (exa) <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Comp. Sci. Dept., Bilkent University, Ankara
> www: http://www.cs.bilkent.edu.tr/~erayo Malfunction: http://mp3.com/ariza
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Jeffrey A. Williams
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