[Imc-uk-features] Re: stolen info - Your Killing indymedia
euan2000 at onetel.com
euan2000 at onetel.com
Thu Oct 20 03:42:06 PDT 2005
Take for instance 326061 'information theft', yes it could be hidden under
non-news, but it's interesting to me in its non conformist approach to
expressing a feeling/idea, I like it on the newswire, and there where
one post of this, but now there are none.
Quoting Roy Bard <freethepeeps at gmail.com>:
> So I'm killing Indymedia by hiding dupes now am I?
> Dupes which breach the guidelines......
> And it is your belief that the UN-CONVERTED masses will be attracted by
> piles of crap, is it?
> Your claim that there will only be an ADVERT for the anarchist bookfair
> and a callout to an arms trade dinner left on the site is a strawman, as
> a cusrory look at the front page will show.
> As to discussion of 9/11 on this site, if you care to go back over the
> archives, you will find that I was one of the people arguing AGAINST
> automatic hiding of all things 9/11 related on the basis of "conspiracy
> - non news" ( you used that term recently when you hid a post, did you not?)
> It seems to me that your critique is based on a mis-understanding of
> what Indymedia is, and where it comes from.
> If open publishing was the answer, then usenet was the means........
> euan2000 at onetel.com wrote:
>> By being so strict with the guidlines your Killing Indymedia
>> If there is nothing left on the front page except for a call out to
>> protest at
>> an arms dinner, or an ADVERT for the anarchist bookfair, you are reducing
>> indymedia to JUST a tool for activists only.
>> Indymedia has the potential to CHANGE society, I truly believe that,
>> but you
>> have to leave many open doors so that the UN-CONVERTED can gain access
>> little by little begin to wean them off the corporate nipple.
>> This is how I joined indymedia, through reading posts about sep 11th
>> which i
>> found exciting and interesting, then as I came to meetings, joined
>> this list,
>> little by little I learnt I read I discussed, and ended up at the G8
>> this year. Something I never would have done in 100 years before I found
>> By being so strict with the guidlines, you are closing all the doors
>> to people
>> who could be future imc'istas, and thus snubbing out any relevence to
>> a fairer
>> society that indymedia may have, and taking out UK indymedias teeth.
>> Is this something we could maybe discuss on Saturday?
>> Quoting Roy Bard <freethepeeps at gmail.com>:
>>> 326058 - stolen info - complaint about moderation/non news (dupe)
>>> 326061 - information theft - complaint about moderation/non news (dupe)
>>> 326046 - Are we going to war with Iran? - dupe of hidden corporate
>>> 326045 - Israel redraws the roadmap, building quietly and quickly -
>>> dupe of hidden corporate repost
>>> Indymedia United Kollektives editorial: features and wire moderation
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