Why am I banned?

Tim Ringenbach tim.ringenbach at gmail.com
Mon Sep 14 23:01:03 EDT 2009

On Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 8:28 PM, Peter Lawler <bleeter at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 15/09/09 10:59, Felipe Contreras wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 1:38 AM, Peter Lawler<bleeter at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>  Every IRC channel has limits. The most basic is; what Ops say goes, annoy
>>> the crap out of an Op at one's own peril. If an op says 'stop or I'll
>>> ban'... STOP.
>> Are you familiar with the term "police abuse"? Maybe it will come as a
>> shock to you, but yes, power can be abused.
> It may come as a shock to you, but IRC, like life, isn't fair. If you feel
> unfairly banned, feel free to apply to the World Court or other jurisdiction
> who you feel has authority over #pidgin. Maybe they were waiting for you to
> start behaving appropriately. You cannot seriously think this cryfest will
> help. Go watch Life Of Brian, People's Front of Judea scenes.
Saying "life isn't fair" isn't a good argument.  That implies the ban is
actually unfair, which I don't think is how you feel. And it doesn't make us
look good to imply someone was banned unfairly.

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