[amsat-bb] Re: Petition to block Luc from the -bb
Joseph Trombino Jr
w2kj at bellsouth.net
Mon Feb 19 05:27:43 PST 2007
Sorry, but I must respectfully disagree....I belong to a couple of other
email reflectors that had a few bad apples.....continuously causing
dissention and problems with inflammatory and derogatory postings.
They were banned from the lists and these lists fluorished from then on.
Banishment from a list does work.
In the meantime, I simply block the offenders in my email system....their
postings go directly to my "deleted" file.
73, Joe W2KJ
> I am not yet a member of Amsat, but I hope I can comment on
> While some of the postings of this person have infuriated some on
> this list, other postings have been reasonable. At any rate, I do not
> think it makes sense to try and ban someone from the list, because
> first you *can't* ban someone. No technical means other than a
> completely vetted admissions system would keep "bad" people
> out. The other reason to not do this is more subtle but still real--
> you create a place that fosters contention, and that draws the
> very types you're trying to control; a socal negative feedback
> loop, so to speak.
> When someone does things that are inappropriate, *ignore them*.
> This is the best possible defense. If the jabs that the list member
> makes fall on deaf ears, the dampening of the problem begins.
> --STeve Andre'
> wb8wsf en82
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