From:   noia efrat <noia.efrat@gmail.com>
Sent time:   Thursday, November 03, 2011 2:06:57 PM
To:   globalrevolutionmedia@googlegroups.com
Subject:   Re: [GlobalRevolutionMedia] Re: Occupy New Orleans GA decision needs media blast.
 

Could we begin creating a directory of websites and accounts that have been proven to be privately owned by individuals outside the GA system and who are using the Occupy name to benefit individually (either fiscally or in terms of power/attention).  
Perhaps we need an accountability working group?

 
On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 4:00 PM, jo robin <poetjo@gmail.com> wrote:
I wish I could "like" this. Twinkle fingers all the way.

On Nov 3, 3:59 pm, noia efrat <noia.ef...@gmail.com> wrote:
> But I think it will help to brace the NOLA situation in the context it
> happeneing in other places as well.
> If we can begin talking about it then it is less likely to take people by
> surprise/feel helpless and we can start working on a system of
> accountability for when such a thing occurs.
>
> On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 3:56 PM, noia efrat <noia.ef...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Well in your case, this guy has actually hijacked Occupy NOLA, so we need
> > to blast this info out and you need to create backup websites, twitter and
> > donations accounts that function under the NOLA GA so that people have a
> > place to go once he is outed. If you already have those then we just need
> > to work on communicating the situation and broadcasting it.
>
> > On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 3:52 PM, jo robin <poe...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> >> I agree in theory, but this particular situation is more complicated
> >> then that. HOw would you propose I make it clear that the websites in
> >> question are NOT representative of the GA without having to inform
> >> people that the "other" media is controlled by one individual?
>
> >> On Nov 3, 3:44 pm, noia efrat <noia.ef...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > Yes, really avoid making it a finger pointing session  -- even
> >> explicitly
> >> > state that it is not.
> >> > Explain that when something big happens, there will always be
> >> opportunists
> >> > trying to benefit from the wave of attention and that this is not
> >> unique to
> >> > OWS.
> >> > Emphasize the principles of OWS and the fact that any supporter that
> >> > upholds them is a part of the movement, and that those that do not -- no
> >> > matter what their domain name is -- is not a representative of the
> >> > movement.
>
> >> > On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 3:39 PM, Vlad T <v...@glassbeadcollective.org>
> >> wrote:
> >> > > yes assholes are popping up everywhere.  the nola case is not unique.
> >> > > indy had same problem, there were issues with stolen money in boston
> >> etc.
> >> > > so maybe a full discussion that dosnt turn into witch hunt is in
> >> order..
>
> >> > > On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 3:37 PM, noia efrat <noia.ef...@gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
>
> >> > >> You can tie this to the thorin story...maybe instead of trying to
> >> cover
> >> > >> this kind of thing up so that mainstream doesn't discredit us, we
> >> need to
> >> > >> begin an open discussion aboutt hese occurences as they are
> >> obviously not
> >> > >> unique to one person or place.
>
> >> > >> On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 3:34 PM, Vlad T <v...@glassbeadcollective.org
> >> >wrote:
>
> >> > >>> yeah lets coordinate wiht nola livestream as well we can
> >> rebroadcast and
> >> > >>> then get you on.
>
> >>  > >>> On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 3:33 PM, jo robin <poe...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> >> > >>>> Yes I am. I've been in DUMBO working on puppets with the puppetry
> >> > >>>> guild. I'm trying to get over to the park but can't find my metro
> >> > >>>> card. I talked to LOPI about coming over there this afternoon to
> >> try
> >> > >>>> and get on the livestream maybe?

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