[Imc-communication] Re: [Listwork] [Fwd: Imc-Cyprus subscription notification]
pabs at cat.org.au
Sun Sep 26 19:58:29 PDT 2004
Calm down, it is just one of the listworkers testing a new/better
archiving system called lurker. We are sorry to have freaked you out :)
You can see an example of what it might be like here (these are some
debian lists): http://people.debian.org/~terpstra/splash/index.html
Petros Evdokas wrote:
> Date: Sun, 26 Sep 2004 19:53:40
> From: Petros Evdokas <petros at cyprus-org.net>
> To: ansti at sarai.indymedia.org, imc-cyprus <imc-cyprus at indymedia.org>
> Subject: [Fwd: Imc-Cyprus subscription notification]
> Hello ansti at sarai.indymedia.org
> We just received an automatic notification from the machinery which
> manages our email list (copy below), notifying us that you have
> enrolled yourself in this email group (imc-cyprus).
> We have the settings for Subscription to this list already set to
> requiring Confirmation and Approval before a person joins the list, so
> the fact that you were able to by-pass our settings means that you are
> a person of some significant influence among IndyMedia networks, and
> yet entirely unknown to any of us.
> Also, your address, hosted on the main IndyMedia server domain shows
> that you have some intimate connection to IndyMedia.
> Furthemore, you have enrolled yourself in *many* of the email lists we
> manage, in the same way: by-passing our automatic settings.
> You did all this without communicating with anyone among us, without
> warning, without permission, without observing the simplest guidelines
> of courtesy that's expected among colleagues and comrades. It's no
> wonder that we keep discovering that at the very core of imc there is
> something so rotten that it's unspeakable. Over and over, we keep
> finding that there are individuals entrusted with access to and with
> power to influence the most sensitive technical operations of
> indymedia, who are either totally inappropriate, or The Most
> Appropriate... for the Opposition. I don't know which of the two
> categories you belong with. Who decides that a person like you should
> be entrusted with so much, and have the power to disrupt and poison
> relations among us?
> It's possible you have some excuse, or some hare-brained
> rationalization for what you are doing, but you should know that
> whatever it is, you have violated every sense of co-operation and
> dignified behaviour among us.
> It's no wonder that we keep trying for years now to build trust on the
> global level among the various imc locals and global work- groups but
> it keeps stuck somewhere; it gets torpedoed by villainous attitudes
> such as yours. How on earth are we supposed to trust each other when
> you behave this way?
> Are you interested in communicating with any of us about this?
> member of Cyprus IndyMedia
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Imc-Cyprus subscription notification
> Date: Sun, 26 Sep 2004 16:41:20 -0700
> From: mailman at lists.indymedia.org
> To: petros at cyprus-org.net, sues at cyprus-org.net
> Subscribed: ansti at sarai.indymedia.org
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