Ryan Shaw on Tue, 17 Jun 1997 18:07:59 +0200 (MET DST)

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Re: <nettime> Please Circulate Widely - A Proposed NAZI Usenet Group (fwd)

[note:  the following quoted material was forwarded to the list by Peter

>>>> Date: May,8 1997
>>>> We have understood that a few Neo-Nazi groups are trying to create
>>>> (again) a usenet group where they want to keep in contact with each
>>>> other regarding their activities. I believe it is not necessary to dwell
>>>> further on these activities.
>>>> The group is rec.music.white-power


>>>> To prevent the creation of this group, you have to:

all speech and communication should be allowed, especially when it involves
groups such as the neo-nazi's.  their thoughts, their views, their feelings
should be brought out into the open to encourage discussion and debate.
voting down the request for the newsgroup and/or further sending such
groups `underground' only serves to eliminate challenges to their belief
systems and the potential for discourse.


ryan j. shaw	email:  ryans@rio.com
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