People being removed from the list and such

Malayter, Christopher Christopher.Malayter at
Tue Oct 19 02:20:19 UTC 2004

It has come to my attention that recently several people have been censored
from posting to the [email protected] list.

I find it a bit unusual that from such an open discussion list that
membership would be censored without notice and reason to the rest of the

I wouldn't normally be the one to post this, but the people who have been
censored in some cases I believe to be extremely valuable people to the

My question is this: When people are removed/censored, be it temporary or
permanent, could we have a notice posted to the membership as to the person,
reason, and duration?

Also, I realize that this sounds odd, could we add an appeals process?  The
idea of a single person with unilateral control over such a group, without
taking into consideration the needs and desires of the group, does not seem
fair.  I believe that there is need for recourse in this community for a
person who is  removed or censored unfairly.  


Chris Malayter
TDS Telecom - Network Services
Network Management and Operations
chris.malayter at
Phone: (608) 664-4878
FAX:	(608) 664-4644

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