[amsat-bb] Re: It's NOT Censorship

Jack K. kd1pe.1 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 15 15:08:50 PST 2010

Sounds like a good definition for "elitist" rule to me, however you coat 
something, remember at the core is the seed you began with, if all you are 
looking for is "yea" Sayers then "moderating" a BB is an excellent 


From: "Clint Bradford" <clintbrad4d at earthlink.net>
Sent: Friday, January 15, 2010 3:37 PM
To: "Joel Black" <jbblack68 at gmail.com>
Cc: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: It's NOT Censorship

>>>  So, whether you call it censorship or abridging, what the AMSAT BoD has 
>>> done is censorship ...
> Last time I looked, AMSAT was not an arm of the United States government.
> They are not censoring anyone. They are moderating and controlling their 
> messagegroups. This is a private party - NOT a government-run entity.
> People love screaming, "Censorship!!!' any time they perceive they've been 
> wronged. But read the rules of membership in this newsgroup. And you have 
> the choice to "open the door," enter, and be welcomed, or not be a member.
> I dare say there's no one here who has been involved in online legal 
> issues and telecommunications law than I have (1990). And what AMSAT is 
> doing doesn't infringe upon my rights in any manner.
> Background and history of your online rights and responsibilities is 
> available at ... http://www.eff.org
> Clint, K6LCS
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