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Submitted by Anonym (not verified)
 on Thursday, 27 September 2012 - 5:39pm

Dotcom says: @johnkeypm I accept your apology. Show your sincerity by supporting a full, transparent & independent inquiry into the entire Mega case.

Submitted by lordofchaos13
 on Thursday, 27 September 2012 - 2:08am

Well I can certainly tick more than 5, almost all of them in fact. Therefore, I must be insane! Ah, but the ignorant always label the intelligent or the revolutionaries 'crazy' or 'conspiracy theorists' until they succeed, then they realize we were right all along. I bloody hope that happens soon, for everybody's sake

Submitted by freethinker (not verified)
 on Wednesday, 26 September 2012 - 10:47pm

any nzer with a functioning brain knows key and his bumboy english are are totaly dishonest,they will proberbly just change the law to make themselves inocent.they should be deported to china to live with like minded facists.they are turning this place into a commy cuntry,no wonder people are leaving in their droves.

Submitted by Strypey (not verified)
 on Wednesday, 26 September 2012 - 5:30pm


Fair point about the need for a spam filter, and you're right that no spam filter is perfect.

>> You missed our policy of removing sexist, racist, or homophobic comments, etc. We remove those because we don't agree with the views they express. <<

I know you do. I agree with the insertion of that clause into the Editorial Policy because it was explained that it would only be used to remove abusive comments, which had no content that contributed...

Submitted by Alliance (not verified)
 on Wednesday, 26 September 2012 - 1:14pm


Section 88D penalises unemployed “job seeker” beneficiaries if “fellow workers” (of a union the client/applicant belongs to), caused industrial action (strikes) leading to resulting “unemployment”. This basically makes it yet more difficult to defend worker’s rights.


Hmmmmm might be time for all of us who have the spare time to spend a little...

Submitted by fanny (not verified)
 on Wednesday, 26 September 2012 - 1:09pm

"family friendly" !? no gin and lemons then, dearest

Submitted by Alliance (not verified)
 on Wednesday, 26 September 2012 - 12:39pm

That's made my morning ...

Submitted by smush
 on Wednesday, 26 September 2012 - 9:20am

>> Strypey: >> As I said in the comment you are replying to, I did send email to that address (and others) at the time. No response. That's why I bring it up here. Also, you asked "what are you talking about", so I was answering your question.


It appears that the indymedia lists have not beeb working for a few days. I've sent a couple of emails to our list 2 days ago and they still haven't been delivered. If you have sent your email in recent days, they are...

Submitted by Alliance (not verified)
 on Wednesday, 26 September 2012 - 1:19am

With regional authorities each battling for their own rights in the GMO debate our country has effectively been split into manageable segments. 

We are under attack, a blitz of GMO trials, we are being pushed back ... and soon enough a regional council will cave in to the pressure (including bribery) and announce its intention to become a free-for-all haven for GMO, and so NZ's hope, reputation and our vision will perish.  And Monsanto et al will crow, "If...

Submitted by Torrance
 on Tuesday, 25 September 2012 - 7:53pm

I just reported one

I've not seen any in the 'pending approval' queue, to be clearer. I'm not sure where it went, in that case. The platform isn't perfect; sorry about that.

It says, as I said above, that any moderation happens *after* the content is published, not before.

We get about 400 spam posts a day on average, peaking as high as 4,000. See...