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Re: contact address for anti-harassment policies

On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 12:15:31PM -0800, Don Armstrong wrote:
> On Sun, 12 Dec 2010, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> > A reasonable role address which came to my mind is
> > "antiharassment@women.d.o".
> As a few others have already stated, I think it would be ideal to have
> an overall alias for this, with possible additional aliases
> @women.debian.org.
> I would hate for someone to not report harassment occurring because
> they felt that a contact address was inappropriate for the type of
> harassment that they received (or perhaps had the appearance of
> associated with the agent of harassment.[1])
> Furthermore, I think a @debian.org alias sends a message that
> harassment is something that the entire project finds objectionable,
> whereas one at a subdomain indicates that only that subset may find it
> objectionable.
> Don Armstrong
> 1: After all, even sexual harassment doesn't necessarily follow
> heteronormative roles.


I completely agree with Don.


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