Re: Code of Conduct at events

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Adrian Bunk <bunk(at)stusta(dot)de>
Cc: spi-general(at)lists(dot)spi-inc(dot)org
Subject: Re: Code of Conduct at events
Date: 2010-11-11 23:56:25
Message-ID: 1289519785.4869.5.camel@jd-desktop
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On Fri, 2010-11-12 at 00:19 +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 09:33:23PM +0100, Bernhard R. Link wrote:
> > * Adrian Bunk <bunk(at)stusta(dot)de> [101111 19:40]:
> > > The level of proof required at court is not that extremely high, and
> > > if you don't reach that level of proof there's a high probability
> > > that the person is not guilty.
> >
> > Almost every juristdiction has some "without reasonable doubt" in it.
> > Puting people into jail or requesting fines in something serious.
> > Telling someone "Sorry, but after what happened and while the
> > authorities said there is not enough proof, we do not want other
> > attendees having to fear you. Would you mind leaving/not coming?"
> > (and formulating that more decided if not followed voluntary) is
> > something that does not need as much proof.

> I don't like this "we have no proof but think you are guilty" attitude
> that has a high probability of also hitting innocent people.

I think we need to leave this to law enforcement. Period.

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