[Seattletech] Re: [Seattle-editorial] Laury Has Hijacked SEAIMC Site
webshiva at mac.com
Tue Oct 26 14:23:49 PDT 2004
Joseph, you have totally lost touch with reality.
On Tuesday, October 26, 2004, at 08:01AM, Joseph Eisenschmidt <relayer at riseup.net> wrote:
>A Member is misrepresenting us on the site and on the e-mail lists.
>Laury Kenton has hijacked the Seattle Indymedia Site.
>She is telling the community that she is the "Webmaster" of the
>She claims that she is the only person in control of the site,
>stating "I have made every decision on the website for the last 5
>months". This is not true. I have personally convened all but one
>Editorial meeting this year, have been active in clerking the wire,
>have written features, and helped many authors advance thier work
>the front page of our website. I trust you all have noticed my work
>She has stated that I have not helped her, and that is why she will
>not restore my password.
>In fact, I have talked with Laury for hours on the phone, and I have
>the cellular phone records to prove it. We have also met on at least
>7 occasions I am aware of, and have sent many e-mails back and
>forth, as you all have seen. I have additional e-mail records not
>archived on the public lists, so we have had a lot of contact.
>Why, despite the fact that I have helped her more than any other
>member(who else has met with her 7 times, and talked for an hour
>one time, almost an hour another time, and on numerous other
>occasions?) does she maintain I've done nothing?
>More importantly, Who cares? I owe her nothing, I've never
>to doing anything for her that I have not done, and have always
>available to her, just like I've always been available to every
>Member of the Collective. 'In Solidarity' is more than a salutation
>She has deleted posts without any regard to the concept of
>accountability and transparency. She refuses to allow anyone to
>participate in the decision making process. In fact, she is not
>using any known editorial policy at all. She had stated that she
>wants to shut the editorial e-mail list, the primary tool used by
>editorial to reach online concensus, collaborate with each other on
>feature creation, and maintain a transparent record of our
>activities. She convenes no meetings.
>Laury has altered my work, and removed it from the center column
>without notification, in an attempt to hurt my personally.
>Laury has claimed to be spending over 20 hours a week on the site,
>when in fact her work has been limited to 'clerking the wire',
>which I and many others have done in 10-20 minutes a day.
>She has used the claim that she spends over 20 hours a week on
>editorial(Not true!) as an excuse to deny password access to anyone
>who will not submit to her personal requirements to promise over 15
>hours a week at work she must approve, without any input from the
>other members of the collective. This requirement is arbitrary and
>has never been made of any indymedia Member, ever, in the history
>of the network. It is not legitimate.
>This abuse of a shared resource of the collective is a serious
>breach of trust, and warrents her being asked to surrender her
>password access to the site seattle.indymedia.org.
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