Re: Personal attacks and attempted outing
ancient post from Chuck
Date: June 08, 2018 08:55PM
> chuckhoffmann Wrote:
> > Your fourth sentence, "Outing that is correct
> > truthful, while against Fairfax Underground's
> > rules, is vastly preferred to the type of
> > haphazard outing attempts that have appeared in
> > recent days. Libeling the name of someone who
> > completely innocent and has never posted to
> > Fairfax Underground, based on a mere hunch or
> > circumstantial evidence, is deplorable and will
> > result in a ban." is garbled and poorly thought
> > out, and comes across as somewhat
> > The simple fact is that something is either
> > against the rules or it is not. If it is
> > the rules, it is your responsibility as the
> > and sole moderator to enforce that rule ALL of
> > time, not merely when it suits your purposes or
> > when you find the time in your busy schedule to
> > so.
> > The correct way to state what I believe you
> > is "Outing, or posting of another poster's
> > personal identifying information, is not
> > on Fairfax Underground. This includes posting
> > real names, addresses, and home, work, or cell
> > telephone numbers. Posts containing personal
> > information of any kind will be deleted and the
> > poster will be blocked from Fairfax
> > See? That's reasonably simple, unambiguous, and
> > provides no wiggle room for wanna-be Internet
> > lawyers who want to argue their points ad
> > nauseum.
> > The second part to this is actually enforcing
> > rule, which means that you have to respond to
> > poster's complaints (no more E-mails to an
> > apparent black hole) and take action on them
> > promptly. You don't get to hide behind the
> > any more, Oz, you've got to be actively engaged
> > and responsive.
> > If this is too much work or will take up too
> > of your time, you should delegate some of it to
> > other people that you trust to do so*, or you
> > should shut down Fairfax Underground, because
> > will happen again, I guarantee it.
> > *I specifically exclude myself for
> > for any such position.
If you find this site and the admin so disagreeable, then please leave at once.