[pp.int.general] liquidfeedback myths? /was Re: LQFB: status quo in Germany // was: liquid feedback papers and/or data?

Cal. peppecal at gmail.com
Sun Apr 27 18:41:12 CEST 2014

On 27 April 2014 18:38, carlo von lynX <lynX at pirate.my.buttharp.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 27, 2014 at 02:34:54PM +0200, Cal. wrote:
>> It's peculiarly funny how you call that "fiction."
> I just recalled the number one reason for me to call it
> "fiction" - the old myth that there is a data protection
> problem with having transparent participation in a
> political party.
> Even according to German laws, that problem does not exist.
> Each citizen has the right to participate in a political
> party or not. There is no requirement that such a political
> party then gives him decisional power while maintaining
> his anonymity. That is humbug that has been refuted by
> lawyers, but some bureaucrats, that have no say in the laws,
> at all, confirmed that thinking.. so it's no longer questioned.

That's because citizens have rights, and if you don't identify
yourself as such, you don't have any.

How kind of a pirate.

> I love when politics kills the truth. We should have debating
> tools that not only model democracy but also scientific truth-
> finding. But please don't throw away democracy in the process.

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