[Imc-communication] So, just who is this "Sofia JarrinT"? (Some quick observations)
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Mon Nov 10 12:55:27 PST 2008
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On Tue, November 11, 2008 6:40 am, andrés wrote:
> Sofia, all,
> Doing some research, I first read this wiki page:
> where the origination of this proposal is not described (ie. Who's idea
> was this?)
> This document lists the following IMCs as being participants in the
> * Arizona Imc
> * Australia Imc
> * Austria Imc
> * Belgium Imc
> * Bolivia Imc
> * Boston Imc
> * Columbus Imc
> * Linksunten (South-west Germany) Imc
> * Los Angeles Imc
> * Philadelphia Imc
> * Scotland Imc
> * St. Louis Imc
> * UK Imc
> * Urbana Champaign Imc (as fiscal sponsor)
> Looking further into the proposed edits, I then see some comments from
> some individuals (not clearly accrediting that they are acting through
> consensus on behalf of indymedia colectives):
> from 23/Oct, 24/Oct, 26/Oct;
> from 29/Oct, 30/Oct, 2/Nov.
> Participants are:
> some of whom suggest changes which are not evident in the apparantly
> final document, and some of whom point out that they participate
> *without* representing indymedia collectives through local consensus.
> In edits by SofiaJT, four of these names are tagged as associated with
> Belgium, Columbus, Indybay and Scotland IMCs.
> These are seven people in total, of whom not all sound entirely happy
> about the proposal.
> Going on to review the imc-tech list, we first find this message from
> 29/Oct, which I reproduce here for its interest:
>> [IMC-Tech] Knight Foundation Grant for Drupal IMC
>> Sofia JarrinT sofiajt at yahoo.com
>> Wed Oct 29 10:11:05 PDT 2008
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>> For disclosure purposes, please be informed that in the past couple of
>> weeks, we created a loose coalition of Indymedia people to apply for a
>> Knight Foundation grant (http://www.newschallenge.org/) to build an
>> Indymedia Drupal prototype for ALL Indymedias (which will include, among
>> other things, an Indymedia install profile)... The deadline is November
>> The idea developed originally from Belgium and Boston Imc and since then
>> has snowballed to include many other IMCs.
>> The goals so far on how exactly to use the money or manage it, if we get
>> it, are a bit up in the air. But there's a feeling of urgency that if
>> we don't, this will take too long to get done, and Imcs continue to
>> close down because of tech difficulties. Techs lack the time and the
>> money should hopefully give them the space to allocate that time. One
>> idea is to allocate $ to local Indymedias through the global fund, so
>> they in turn could "hire" a tech to help them...
>> Most documentation can be found here:
>> And we're using this channel to communicate:
>> imc-drupal-dev at lists.indymedia.org
>> Boston Imc
> Everybody interested can follow the imc-tech conversation starting at
> the above link.
> I am short of time right now, so I will finish this message at this point.
> But I must point out that, as well as other points such as the issue of
> finance/payment in the indymedia network, CMI-ROSARIO has clearly
> highlighted problems associated with foundations such as these insofar
> as enemies of indymedia can point even further to putative associations
> with, um, let's just say "UNFRIENDLY INTELLIGENCE AGENCIES". An issue
> which the, already not very self-evidently honest "SofiaJT" has not so
> far deigned to address in the imc-communication list. There *do* appear
> to be *either* other comunications going on "behind the scenes" *or*
> "figments of the imagination" going on here.
> However, as long as at least one person is "enjoying" herself...
> All for now.
> Dime si hace falta una traducción al español...
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