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Re: Debian's status as a legal entity and how it could effect a potential defense.

On Sun, 2004-12-05 at 21:42 -0800, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
> Bruce Perens <bruce@perens.com> writes:
> >     8. Obscenity and Harassment: GW computing systems and services may
> >     not be used in an obscene, harassing or otherwise improper manner.
> >     GW computing systems and services shall not be used in a manner that
> >     discriminates against another individual on any basis protected by
> >     federal or local law. This provision explicitly prohibits any
> >     behavior that is intended to or has the effect of creating an
> >     intimidating, hostile, or offensive environment because of an
> >     individual's sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age,
> >     pregnancy, sexual orientation, disability, or other factors
> >     protected by law.
> And you have evidence that the inclusion of such an image in a bulk
> archive, which is present in a merely passive manner, runs afoul of
> this provision?
> It seems to me that a hostile workplace is not created by the presence
> of an archive or a single image in that archive.
> But if you have a legal opinion to offer on this question, I would be
> glad to hear it.

A legal opinion on this matter would be a good idea...

Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson, LA USA
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