Use of Trust Cloud To Confirm Community Transparency & Validate Current Admins
IMHO, there are two kinds of moles.
1.) Well meaning persons who can’t control their confusion. This type is hard to spot, and when you try to get rid of it, the full weight of “acceptable community standards” prevents you from getting rid of it. Sacramento has one of these today.
2.) Inadvertent or intentional vicious persons originating from whatever corner. These may or may not be government agents or socio-paths.
Either type succeeds by causing the group’s members to accuse each other, with the mole always appearing to somehow hold the politically correct high ground.
I'm citing the pain from last Friday's Structure WG conference call. It caused two people from Sacramento and one person from Southern California, who were on that call, to “quit”, amidst accusations against each other, and accusations from "leaders" on the call. The “mole's" manipulation made it seem that he had the high moral ground. Or that by listening to him it was best for the group.
Does the National group have someone of the first type that is intimately active with us today, causing our pain? Making us think the pain came from us!? And that he has no fault?
Or will we be plauged by one of the second type? If its just an official, trying to set us up the way people in Earth First were set up and then given stiff jail sentences, I think we will be able to spot them. On the other hand, although I am preparing our own internal and group-wise security protections, things could get dicey.
Please lay into me if the answer is no. I don’t really enjoy writing these things. :-((
Poll Created Wed 18 Jun 2014 4:50AM
Use of Trust Cloud To Confirm Community Transparency & Validate Current Admins Closed Tue 1 Jul 2014 2:00AM
The stakeholders who wished to signify their use of Trust Cloud did so. Great to see folks on there!
There are people running multiple accounts on Loomio & many of us are exhausted at the silliness.
It's not a mole but a fellow organizer(s) who has been gaming Occupy since it started with these tactics.
Going forward I propose all organizers to be empowered as a coordinator/admin of any platform creates a profile on https://trustcloud.com to hold this responsibility.
YES= This is a great idea, Ill make one now!
ABSTAIN= The idea is good, Ill make one if Im already an admin, otherwise.. eh
NO= The idea is not good, Im not making one
BLOCK= I'm a mole gaming OWS pls BAN Me
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7 of 55 people have participated (12%)
Wed 18 Jun 2014 7:55PM
I’m not familiar with the Trust Cloud; I realize that some folks have life situations or principles that make anonymity preferable. I personally do not like all the ’Net tracking/aggregating of one’s digital tracks, not that it can be avoided.