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A Technology Solution? As retired English teacher Christie
suggests, there may be a software-based solution which enables the whole community to act as moderators/censors. DIGG.com's commenting system allows users to "bury" comments that are trollish or offensive. One might argue that that is a much more arbitrary form of censorship, since the commenter doesn't even know that his or her posting will be hidden. At least the current rules allow a writer to say whatever, so long as the "words" are not used. Would a comment "burying" system be a better way to deal with this?

Big, high budget sites, like the wallstreet journal, moderate every comment, so they don't appear without being screened. I don't see us having the resources for that any time soon. So other solutions to dealing with the hateful use of these terms-- by far, the most commonly abused, are invited. Just saying don't censor does not address the problem. And asking a limited number of volunteer editors to do it is not really viable.

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I've been called an antisemite enough times, but a zionist just as many. Trying to allow both sides a voice is no picnic. I've found that those who embrace the word don't use it when they post articles. I've gotten along just fine with people who are advocates for the palestinian cause. Our most frequent contributor who travels regularly to Palestine and writes as an advocate for the Palestinians is fine with the ban of the words-- because she knows they are abused and used for hate and she can communicate her message just fine without them.

You want to talk about censorship. How many "liberal" sites won't allow articles that argue the point of view of Israeli's who feel they are defending themselves and their right to exist?

I won't list all the ones that only cover the anti-Israel, anti-zionist side. THe bigger ones tend to be pro-Israel and block criticism of Israel or advocacy for Palestinians, even banning strong voices.

I'm not going to judge any of them. They have the right to do things the way they choose.

So, I ask you, which sites allow voices from both sides? I'd like to know, so I can discuss with them how they do it. I think, while you suggest we're censoring, that we're actually the most open on this issue of all the major progressive sites.

All this discussion, for the most part has been healthy.

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Rob, Sorry about referring to OpedNews as Oped.com... by Herbert Calhoun on Thursday, Aug 30, 2007 at 3:13:10 PM
Rob, Thanks for the ungarbled reprint. My yearl... by Herbert Calhoun on Friday, Aug 31, 2007 at 5:32:37 AM
sorry. I couldn't resist the gobble gobble ana... by Rob Kall on Friday, Aug 31, 2007 at 10:39:07 AM
A question to Rob. Your policy would seem to forbi... by LennyStone on Thursday, Aug 30, 2007 at 9:54:53 AM
what about citations in old newspapers using the w... by Rob Kall on Thursday, Aug 30, 2007 at 10:10:01 AM
I used the z word in a letter to the editor publis... by TedTheJackal on Thursday, Aug 30, 2007 at 10:03:53 AM
I don't remember the name, and I don't kno... by Eric Newcomb on Thursday, Aug 30, 2007 at 10:49:47 AM
It IS censorship, plain and simple.  That'... by johndoraemi on Thursday, Aug 30, 2007 at 11:28:05 AM
ZOA? Would you also alter policy based on what the... by Steven Leser on Thursday, Aug 30, 2007 at 12:03:00 PM
It's Rob Kall who has "altered the policy... by johndoraemi on Thursday, Aug 30, 2007 at 2:18:42 PM
If Rob is going to make a decision, it should not ... by Steven Leser on Thursday, Aug 30, 2007 at 7:09:07 PM
1- Old news with no new perspective is not wanted.... by Rob Kall on Thursday, Aug 30, 2007 at 12:09:39 PM
1- Old news with no new perspective is not wanted.... by johndoraemi on Thursday, Aug 30, 2007 at 2:31:21 PM
understand history. That is an idea you cannot sup... by Steven Leser on Thursday, Aug 30, 2007 at 7:10:45 PM
Zionism is a powerful political movement that has ... by johndoraemi on Friday, Aug 31, 2007 at 11:50:54 AM
is on our list of things to do-- our list of over ... by Rob Kall on Friday, Aug 31, 2007 at 12:52:21 PM
Hi RobDon’t do it. Just don’t do it.Am... by Abbas Sadeghian, Ph.D. on Thursday, Aug 30, 2007 at 11:33:57 AM
I envision this policy to be temporary-- an experi... by Rob Kall on Thursday, Aug 30, 2007 at 12:20:26 PM
new policy, so I will state it again: z--nist... by Steven Leser on Thursday, Aug 30, 2007 at 11:46:06 AM
the political movement of the return of the Jews t... by Mark Sashine on Thursday, Aug 30, 2007 at 11:57:34 AM
many different things to many different people. Ev... by Steven Leser on Thursday, Aug 30, 2007 at 12:07:21 PM
I find that lies are more offensive than words too... by Mark A. Goldman on Thursday, Aug 30, 2007 at 2:17:32 PM
None of these terms are of any journalistic value.... by Steven Leser on Thursday, Aug 30, 2007 at 4:19:48 PM
If they ban your favorite word, you'll have nothin... by mellowinman on Thursday, Aug 30, 2007 at 12:24:18 PM
When hateful religionists firstly PENETRATE a VIRG... by claytOnleOnwintOn on Thursday, Aug 30, 2007 at 1:01:08 PM
Two months or so back, an OP-ED NEWS headline read... by Kevin Anthony Stoda on Thursday, Aug 30, 2007 at 1:10:56 PM
There are five articles with b*tch in the title, w... by Rob Kall on Thursday, Aug 30, 2007 at 1:33:49 PM
Instead of trying to ban words, if someone uses wo... by Mark A. Goldman on Thursday, Aug 30, 2007 at 2:05:54 PM
Rob -This isn't censorship. It is your page. Y... by Alice Lillie on Thursday, Aug 30, 2007 at 2:53:59 PM
Well, of course it's censorship.  I never... by Mark A. Goldman on Thursday, Aug 30, 2007 at 3:39:31 PM
Interesting that the subject of word-banning has g... by Patico on Thursday, Aug 30, 2007 at 6:31:26 PM
Let me ask this ... Is a concept or an idea define... by Eric Newcomb on Thursday, Aug 30, 2007 at 8:11:56 PM
Likudnik and Zionist are two completely different ... by Jeremy R. Hammond on Thursday, Aug 30, 2007 at 9:40:19 PM
you want it to mean, your statement that Likudnik ... by Steven Leser on Friday, Aug 31, 2007 at 8:08:46 AM
The fact that some people use the word incorrectly... by Jeremy R. Hammond on Friday, Aug 31, 2007 at 9:40:56 PM
Indeed, many Jews are self-described Zionists, inc... by Jeremy R. Hammond on Friday, Aug 31, 2007 at 9:42:47 PM
Rob,I'm glad to see that you put a premium on ... by FOIA Gras on Friday, Aug 31, 2007 at 1:44:51 AM
But lamestream media, a term, which I think I coin... by Rob Kall on Friday, Aug 31, 2007 at 10:47:22 AM
Rob,Censorship is censorship .. Calling a rose by ... by ladybroadoak on Friday, Aug 31, 2007 at 2:09:07 AM
I reallylike what you have to say about the heart ... by Rob Kall on Friday, Aug 31, 2007 at 1:19:16 PM
As I have tried to make people aware, I don't ... by ladybroadoak on Friday, Aug 31, 2007 at 11:36:10 PM
Perhaps instead of censoring specific words that m... by rapfinance on Friday, Aug 31, 2007 at 6:07:01 AM
In the end, it's Rob's site and we are all... by Jeremy R. Hammond on Friday, Aug 31, 2007 at 9:56:07 PM
I really have to check this site more often. Miss ... by Reverend Anthony Wade on Saturday, Sep 1, 2007 at 12:54:51 AM
S. E. Hoffman wrote: "First of all, most Euro... by Michael Lubin on Saturday, Sep 1, 2007 at 4:56:42 PM
Everyone does have freedom of speech - everyone al... by Diana Madison on Saturday, Sep 1, 2007 at 7:55:31 PM
You wrote: "Keep in mind that every moderated... by Sarah Hamilton on Saturday, Sep 1, 2007 at 8:58:18 PM