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Re: [atlarge-discuss] Members' rights

You may have discussed the 5 posts a limit rule and how it is disregarded in
favor of those that support the chair, in the GA.

But you are right on the self censorship to a degree.  OTOH people really need to
not worry about such things.


Joop Teernstra wrote:

> At 10:35 p.m. 28/05/2002 -0700, eric@hi-tek.com wrote:
> >Do you want to take that back or define "Way out of bounds".
> >
> >TRs standards or Joe Babtistas'?
> Good point. Especially the plural form: standards.
> Example from the GA:
> Sotiris get a warning for taking a single swipe at two notorious list trolls.
> Then Joe Sims comes in and insults Michael Froomkin's  reputation.
> No warning...even though there was a complaint to ga-abuse.
> Sensitive people need only one such insult to be silenced for ever.
> It amounts to censorship-by-bullying.
> This is why so few East Asians post to these lists. They abhor  gratuitous
> confrontational behaviour.
> --Joop

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