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Terms of Service, Conduct

Postby AnonOfIbid » Wed Apr 20, 2011 5:59 am

The TOS are way too vague on conduct. This leaves non-administrator members exposed to censure and exclusion without much ability to examine whether or not the administrator made an error.
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Re: Terms of Service, Conduct

Postby retrofuturist » Wed Apr 20, 2011 6:25 am

Greetings AnonOfIbid,

How would you suggest they be worded then?

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Re: Terms of Service, Conduct

Postby cooran » Wed Apr 20, 2011 8:08 am

Yes, I'd be interested in seeing what Anon has to say too.

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Re: Terms of Service, Conduct

Postby Ytrog » Thu Jun 02, 2011 10:40 pm

I just re-read the TOS and I do not find much vagueness in there. Sure, the "All members are responsible for their own Right Speech" and "Do not be disruptive" are open for interpretation, however it is impossible imho to account for every possible situation you might encounter. Even the law is for this reason open for interpretation on many points and we have judges to do exactly that. On this forum the moderators fulfill that role. I think we should trust the moderators to apply those rules wisely and fair just as we trust judges to do the same with the law. Without a trust that it isn't used for censorship a system of moderation would never work.

And if you're not sure about whether you'll break the rules or not: if something you want to do or say feels wrong it usually is. :sage:

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Re: Terms of Service, Conduct

Postby tiltbillings » Thu Jun 02, 2011 11:02 pm

Ytrog wrote:I just re-read the TOS and I do not find much vagueness in there. Sure, the "All members are responsible for their own Right Speech" and "Do not be disruptive" are open for interpretation, however it is impossible imho to account for every possible situation you might encounter. Even the law is for this reason open for interpretation on many points and we have judges to do exactly that. On this forum the moderators fulfill that role. I think we should trust the moderators to apply those rules wisely and fair just as we trust judges to do the same with the law. Without a trust that it isn't used for censorship a system of moderation would never work.

And if you're not sure about whether you'll break the rules or not: if something you want to do or say feels wrong it usually is. :sage:

Hope this helps :anjali:

Just a point of interest: AnonOfIbid who started this thread was a double nicker (not element) who had been banned earlier for disruptive behavior.
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Re: Terms of Service, Conduct

Postby Ytrog » Thu Jun 02, 2011 11:26 pm

As i don't see what e-mail addresses people use for their accounts I cannot see who is a double-nicker.

What is it with all those disruptive people that seem to creep in here lately?
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Re: Terms of Service, Conduct

Postby plwk » Fri Jun 03, 2011 12:28 am

What is it with all those disruptive people that seem to creep in here lately?

Must be summer time... :D
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Re: Terms of Service, Conduct

Postby Kim OHara » Fri Jun 03, 2011 12:57 am

plwk wrote:
What is it with all those disruptive people that seem to creep in here lately?

Must be summer time... :D

... or those long winter evenings with nothing to do.
(It all depends on your hemisphere :tongue: )

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