Nan:2010-03-07-lcc-misc.activism.anti-fascism.announce

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From: Big-8 Management Board <board@big-8.org>
Subject: RFD: misc.activism.anti-fascism.announce moderated (remove) LAST CALL FOR COMMENTS
Date: Sun, 7 Mar 2010 17:51:42 EST
Message-ID: <hn0v7s$gad$1@news.albasani.net>

              REQUEST FOR DISCUSSION (RFD)
              moderated group misc.activism.anti-fascism.announce

This is a formal Request for Discussion (RFD) to remove moderated
newsgroup misc.activism.anti-fascism.announce.

RATIONALE:

Probe posts to this group resulted in bounces.

  maaa@anti-fascism.org
    (generated from misc-activism-anti-fascism-announce@moderators.isc.org)
    retry timeout exceeded

NEWSGROUPS LINE:

misc.activism.anti-fascism.announce	Announcing anti-fascist activities. (Moderated)

DISTRIBUTION:

news.announce.newgroups
news.groups.proposals
misc.activism.anti-fascism.announce

CHARTER OF MISC.ACTIVISM.ANTI-FASCISM.ANNOUNCE

Misc.activism.anti-fascism.announce moderated is intended as a focus for
announcements of real-time anti-fascist activities.

Moderation Policy:

The moderator(s) reserve the right to reject posts that are off-topic to the
declared purpose of the group.

Single cross-posts will generally not be accepted; non-spammed multiple
postings to other news groups and discussion lists will not be actively
discouraged.

HISTORY OF THE GROUP:

misc.activism.anti-fascism.announce is a moderated newsgroup which passed its
vote for creation by 724:106 as reported in news.announce.newgroups on
27 Feb 1998.

PROPONENT:

Alexander Bartolich <alexander.bartolich@gmx.at>

PROCEDURE:

Those who wish to comment on this request to remove this newsgroup should
subscribe to news.groups.proposals and participate in the relevant threads
in that newsgroup.

To this end, the followup header of this RFD has been set to
news.groups.proposals.

In the course of the removal process four formal announcements are posted
(MVI, 1st RFD, 2nd RFD, and LCC), each taking two weeks. At the end of the
process the B8MB will vote on the issue.

Available options for misc.activism.anti-fascism.announce are:
- leave the group as it is
- remove the group

For more information on the MVI process, please see 

http://www.big-8.org/dokuwiki/doku.php?id=policies:mvi

CHANGE HISTORY:

2010-01-17	Probe post
2010-01-24	Moderator Vacancy Investigation
2010-02-06	1st RFD
2010-02-21	2nd RFD
2010-03-07	LCC
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