[Hpr] Harassment on HPR

Nthomas nthomas at techlibre.net
Sat Dec 14 11:11:06 PST 2019


I'm concerned that a CoC will open up HPR to the kind of legal action
that would destroy it. A CoC is a contract explicit and implied. Once
it's out there, expect the lawyers to begin circling waiting to feed on
HPR's impending demise.

If someone is making Ad Hominem attacks towards you, that feels
horrible. Believe me I know, I've been there. I also learned that a
policy change changes nothing, but the scenario and style of bullying.
That's exactly what will happen with a CoC. Trolls don't care about those.

Ignoring them is a good first step, if that doesn't work or violence or
extortion is involved, give one warning. If that fails, respond with a
spirited and irresistible defense. If you feel unequipped to do so, I'm
certain there are enough 'good at computer' people who can help right here.

Pull some e-mail headers and IP addresses, and we shall drive your
enemies from the interwebs to the lamentations of their women and
children. Then they will think twice or perhaps thrice before going
somewhere else to stir up trouble. AND you will never be bullied again.

Well, I'm off to polish my internet weapons, Have a great day :)

On 12/14/19 10:54 AM, Ken Fallon wrote:
> On 2019-12-14 16:44, cobra2 via Hpr wrote:
>> No. i'm quite blunt in my wording. "Possibly critical" is exactly what I
>> meant. I'd rather not see anything changed.
>>
>> We are a community. I believe in our own ability to handle this matter
>> among ourselves. We should handle this matter as a community rather than
>> a policy change. This will allow future community members the freedom to
>> govern themselves as needed, when we are gone. Rather than leaving some
>> legacy policy in place that will have to be changed in the future
>> because.... who knows what will happen in the future. 
>>
>>
>> --cobra2
>>
> 
> This *is* the community handling the matter. As per:
> 
> http://hackerpublicradio.org/about.php#governance
> "HPR is entirely community driven. Policy decisions are proposed and
> discussed on the Mailing list, which is open to anyone to join."
> 
> This is the mailing list, I'm asking what the community feels about it.
> 
> This is not a Code of Conduct. This gives a mandate to myself and the
> other "admins/janitors" to take action.
> 
> Naturally individual changes will also be put to the list/discussed in
> the community news.
> 
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