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Re: [atlarge-discuss] FYI: Anonymity, identity and authority
Sotiris, Stephen and all fellow members,
I of course cannot speak of all interested Chinese individuals that
"Might" be interested in joining. However I CAN and do speak for
some 11k+ that are INEGroup members whom joined INEGroup
a great risk to themselves. Most speak english very well as do many
that live in China. Their Anonymity is paramount to their safety and
safety of their families.
Sotiris Sotiropoulos wrote:
> Stephen Waters wrote:
> >On Thu, 2003-05-01 at 10:04, Sotiris Sotiropoulos wrote:
> >>Stephen Waters wrote:
> >>>I guess I was focusing in on "have their identity notarized", i.e.,
> >>>people who needed to keep their identity secret because of their
> >>>of origin... not so much on the dollar value.
> >>Name one country whose citizens need to maintain a secret identity
> >>participate on this list. In the last 5 years, I have not heard of
> >>single such case... only apologists from the developed world who
> >>bringing this scenario up without a concrete example or staement of
> >the example i had in mind was China. i count two Chinese members:
> >* i2, funs. From Shenzhen, China
> >* Ren, Carina. From Beijing, China
> >who knows if they are legitimate? who knows if others would want to
> >if we made a "quiet" option for joining?
> >i don't, you don't, and no one will know unless we open up. I don't
> >Chinese -- maybe we just need a Chinese translation and the hordes
> >all I'm saying is we shouldn't raise the barrier to entry without
> >considering all the ramifications.
> With all due respect Stephen, but why don't you worry about your own
> backyard before you go worrying about someone else's? Do you live in
> China? How do you know what it's like to live in China? Can't the
> Chinese speak for themselves? In the final analysis, who are you to
> speak for them?
> --Sotiris Sotiropoulos
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