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Re: A potential rule modification.
« Reply #60 on: March 28, 2018, 01:59:50 PM »
Here's a proposed addition to the rules of the site, intended to address this issue. It isn't necessarily a final draft. Suggestions or discussion by the members may produce improvements to the wording.




New members who espouse support for extremist ideologies or known hate groups may not receive the full benefit of the Rule Enforcement Process, and may be summarily banned at the discretion of the staff of the site.

So would any body like to comment on the proposed wording of the additional rule?

New members who espouse support for extremist ideologies or known hate groups,
May be:
Summarily banned because they support extremist ideologies or known hate groups or
Sold for use in medical and or behavioural experiments to finance this forum or
Otherwise disposed of at whim of members
:grin:
No
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Re: A potential rule modification.
« Reply #61 on: March 29, 2018, 01:13:58 AM »
My suggestion:

New members identifying with known extremist or hate groups may be banned at the discretion of the moderators of the forum on the first occasion of making racist, extremist or other posts of an extreme personal attack nature.
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Re: A potential rule modification.
« Reply #62 on: March 29, 2018, 04:43:13 AM »
New members who espouse support for extremist ideologies or known hate groups,
May be:
Summarily banned because they support extremist ideologies or known hate groups or
Sold for use in medical and or behavioural experiments to finance this forum or
Otherwise disposed of at whim of members
:grin:
No

Nuts.   :sad sigh:
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Re: A potential rule modification.
« Reply #63 on: March 29, 2018, 05:42:40 AM »
New members who espouse support for extremist ideologies or known hate groups,
May be:
Summarily banned because they support extremist ideologies or known hate groups or
Sold for use in medical and or behavioural experiments to finance this forum or
Otherwise disposed of at whim of members
:grin:
No

Nuts.   :sad sigh:

Yeah, very nice, but no.  :notsure:



One more thing, this is just in case this actually wins...Trump won here, so you never know.

If they are going to be, Summarily banned, shouldn't they be Expediently Sold? And..."disposed of" how fast, exactly?  :eyebrow:

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« Last Edit: March 29, 2018, 06:33:40 AM by Magdalena »

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Re: A potential rule modification.
« Reply #64 on: April 01, 2018, 02:44:41 PM »
I'm somewhat late to the party, so... Here goes.

While I agree that we ahould not actively platform nazis, I think they ought to be allowed to stay and discuss their ideas as long as they keep the discourse civil from their end, and do not violate HaFs terms of service or various applicable laws and regulations.

I'm coming from a place of "If you want to change someone's mind, prove them wrong," and while it has its own pitfalls, I would no sooner ban a nazi for his or her affiliations than a revolutionary Marxist or an Antifa thug (Far-left extremist examples, since someone asked). Personally, I think most people who hold such views and want to use HaF as a platform for spreading or even discussing them would quickly grow bored and fade away, but if they genuinely want to discuss ideas and the merits thereof, then under the abovementioned conditions, it's OK by me.
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