Francisco van Jole on 23 Aug 2000 19:46:02 -0000

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Re: [Nettime-nl] ISOC conference

At 21:34 23-08-2000 +0200, you wrote:
>ISOC asked me to moderate a discussion on their conference "Reflecting the 
>Internet II". The conference basically deals with e-commerce: 
>Entarnce is NLG 1300,- (and NLG 800,- for ISOC memebers). What I asked 
>what they were willing to pay me for my moderation. they wrote me that 
>"unfortunately, there was no budget for moderators".
>Needless to say that I refused.

Well eh... they (ISOC) once called me 'selfish' when I refused this sort of 
offer for the same reason. is to me another example of lousy business people using the 
popularity and ethics of the net to fill their own pockets. And the result 
benefits no one except them.

groet, groet,

Francisco van Jole
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