[Imc-uk-features] [Imc-uk-contact] comments removing request
tony at cactusnetwork.org.uk
Thu Aug 9 04:47:55 PDT 2007
In general we have always dissuaded people from using comments as a
discussion forum, there are other well managed places for this to
take place - as we can not manage or moderate the load. The comments
were put in as a place for corrections and updates to the original
posts - minor discussions are also fine but once lengthy
discussions/flamewars start it only makes the site aggressive and
At 09:27 +0100 9/8/07, melp wrote:
>it is always peculiar to me when ppl say that Indy is NOT a discussion
>forum - but a REPORTING portal... what kind if reporting doies not
>deserve discussion, apart from dictates from the higher echelons?
>and who says - where does it say - that Indy is IS NOT a discussion forum?
>> playscheme wrote:
>>> I'm Danny. The joke about rape that is on the LibCom forum is
>>>still present, so I can't see how they can claim I am talking
>>> It isn't something that would be permitted on IM I hope. It is
>>>enough reason for me to feel justified in refusing to direct
>>>female postal workers to that site, and if that means being
>>>disruptive I think it is an issue that is worth being disruptive
>>>about. While I'm sure my postie wants a secure and rewarding
>>>career, I'm also pretty sure she wouldn't want to be raped.
>>> If they find my commenting on that offensive I find the fact they
>>>host such a joke offensive. Just as you can hide comments, so can
>> The point is Danny, that Indymedia is NOT a discussion forum. It is
>> there for grassroots reporting on events related to the uk social
>> movements. If there is a thread on Libcom you are concerned about, there
>> is little us at Indymedia or any of its users can do about that.
>> If you have an issue with something on Libcom, I would ask you to try
>> and sort it out with them or on their site, instead of cross-posting
>> comments all over UK Indymedia.
>> Thanks, Wietse
>> one of Uk Imc.
>> Indymedia United Kollektives editorial: features and wire moderation
>Indymedia United Kollektives editorial: features and wire moderation
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