People being removed from the list and such

marc van hoof mvh at
Tue Oct 19 02:26:29 UTC 2004

uh oh - i think that may have been chris's last email



On Mon, 18 Oct 2004, Malayter, Christopher wrote:

> 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
> membership.
> 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
> list.
> 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.
> Regards,
> 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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