[kwlug-disc] Asking questions of candidates during the election.

Russell McOrmond russellmcormond at gmail.com
Fri Apr 1 12:20:21 EDT 2011


On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 11:29 PM, Darcy Casselman <dscassel at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 11:08 PM, Russell McOrmond
> <russellmcormond at gmail.com> wrote:
>> " @russellmcormond A very strong Bill supporting innovation and IP
>> that has died because of the Opposition Coalition's naked ambition
>> #elxn41 "
>>
>>  Would people here agree?  Disagree?
>
> I disagree with that statement in far more ways than I can express and
> still hope to remain on-topic on this list. :P

  It is VERY on-topic for you to go to http://BillC32.ca/5306 , sign
up for an account (Drupal 6 site with OpenID stuff enabled), and post
comments.  Include the fact you live in the riding (if you do).

  I will be doing everything I can to highlight techie constituents
that have said something on this topic.


Curious if people would agree with these tweets from Matthew Skala

http://twitter.com/mattskala/status/53802851654307840
http://twitter.com/mattskala/status/53805332262174720

  "@russellmcormond @peterbraid owes his incumbency to vote split by
MacLellan of Greens - who courted #Waterloo geek vote by opposing #C32

   #Waterloo constituents are technologists, know that copyright
"reform" = selling out Canada to US big business, and will vote
against it"

  If you have more than 140 characters worth of a reply, please do so
on the BillC32.ca BLOG. Political ideas from techies are on-topic on
that BLOG, even if it is off-topic for technology law issues (IE: the
"Coalition" or "vote splitting" can of worms :-)



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