[New-imc] Kamloops Application new-imc DEADLINE 03:00 GMT Thursday 4 Nov 2004
clara at ifrik.org
Tue Nov 2 03:51:13 PST 2004
i have a clarification quetion:
if the wording was changed from "delete" to remove" what does that mean
in practical terms?
will the articles be taken offline or deleted from the data base?
love and solidarity
Mike R wrote:
> New-IMC working group-
> Below is the Kamloops application. It has been revised based on the
> working group discussions. Also added are the answers to the
> diversity questions.
> Barring blocks or serious concerns, the deadline will be 03:00 GMT
> Thursday 4 Nov 2004.
> We held a meeting tonight and decided two things. A) we have changed
> the wording of the 'banned' section to read 'remove' as opposed to
> delete. B) we are moving ahead with our media center regardless. We
> have registered kamloopsindymedia.org already and are going to get
> down to making media, building up our community connections and
> publicizing the site in the community.
> Banned Material (Posts that may be removed)
> The following types of material are outside the range of acceptable
> use, and may be removed from publication if posted to the Newswire as an
> article or comment. This is the most extreme measure that we can take
> and should only be used as a method of last resort. The decision to
> remove a post must be consensed by the entire collective, though it may
> be hidden pending the decision. The following guidelines should be used
> to determine if a post should be considered for removal:
> * Pornography and sexist/abuse posts
> * Racist, anti-semitic, anti-islamic and other 'hate speech' posts
> * Libel, slander, defamation and abusive personal attacks
> * Death threats and threats of violence
> * Bombmaking instructions and similar paramilitary information
> * Posts by fascist and Nazi organizations and individuals
> * Commercial advertising
> * Anything fraudulently posted as IMC Kamloops
> * Misinformation intended to disrupt activist actions and discussions
> (i.e. false information regarding an event, with the intent to disrupt
> the event)
> * Posts where IMC Kamloops has received a ‘cease and desist´ letter from
> an attorney
> If possible, the poster of the banned material should be contacted with
> an explanation of the reasoning of the collective and a link to the
> editorial policy. Three or more posts of banned material by a poster may
> result in a permanent ban of that poster. A permanently banned poster
> may have their posts removed from the Newswire, irrespective of the
> contents of any specific post.
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