[Linux-aus] Some Anti-Harassment Policies considered harmful

Melissa Draper melissa at meldraweb.com
Tue Feb 1 18:42:18 EST 2011

As much as I despise the devices Mark used (both choice of metaphors and choice of images) I would be tolerant of the audio being released to him for distribution by him.

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From: "Sarah Stokely" <sarah at foxforcefive.com>
Date: Tue, Feb 1, 2011 5:46 pm
Subject: [Linux-aus] Some Anti-Harassment Policies considered harmful
To: <linux-aus at lists.linux.org.au>

It's a shame that this situation is jeopardizing the sharing of a keynote
with the broader LA/LCA community. Is there a compromise to be reached? (I
believe the text of the speech has been published somewhere else already?)


On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 1:01 PM, Glen Turner <gdt at gdt.id.au> wrote:

> On 31/01/11 20:12, Russell Coker wrote:
> > Will Mark's talk be provided in video form?
> As as sponsor with promotional materials on the stage can I ask
> that no video be released.
> We sponsored a conference with a strong and clear anti-discrimination
> policy, one which closely aligns with the policies of our organisation
> and of our customers. The policy was both well known and made clear to
> speakers.
> It's beyond argument that Mr Pesce's images, imagery and language violate
> that policy.
> With such a large breach of trust by Mr Pesce I don't think the organising
> committee owe him any consideration -- including providing materials
> for people to "make up their own mind". That's being far too fair to
> someone who has treated the LCA organising committee and the LCA sponsors
> quite unfairly.
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