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Chris Lamb & Debian demanded Ubuntu censor my blog

posted by Roy Schestowitz on Apr 23, 2024

Reprinted with permission from Daniel Pocock.

Chris Lamb was elected as Debian Project Leader (DPL) in April 2017, the same month that the FSFE Fellowship elected me as their representative.

I don't know whether it is because of ego or because of cowardice but ever since then Lamb has been trying to discredit me.

In my response to the latest WIPO UDRP harassment, I demonstrated how Lamb was sending messages behind my back and when challenged, he publicly lied and denied it.

The Debian Social Contract, point 3 tells us We won't hide problems. Yet there is a pattern, whenever an election candidate wants to have a frank discussion about the problems, small minded people like Lamb embark on a pestering campaign to have their blogs and emails censored.

From: "Chris Lamb" <lamby@debian.org>
To: community-council@lists.ubuntu.com
Date: Sat, 30 Mar 2019 07:22:25 -0400
Subject: Inappropriate content on planet.ubuntu.com?

Hi CC,
I'm not sure if this is the right place to send this but is is really appropriate for posts such as:
https://danielpocock.com/dont-trust-me-trust-the-voters
.. to appear on Planet Ubuntu?
I don't like to make legalistic arguments but this would appear to be CoC violation or, at the very least, the pattern and history of posts both on Planets and elsewhere constitutes one IMHO.
Do note that the above post has been apparently engineered to not appear on his homepage whilst remaining aggregated on your Planet. This, of course, hardly engenders the relaxed and welcoming attitude I'm sure our respective communities wish to promote.
I would love to know your thoughts on the above.
Best wishes,
-- ,''`. : :' : Chris Lamb `. `'` lamby@debian.org 🍥 chris-lamb.co.uk `-

Please see my chronological history of how the Debian harassment and abuse culture evolved.

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