|Karin Spaink on 23 Aug 2000 20:31:57 -0000|
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|Re: [Nettime-nl] ISOC conference|
At 21:45 23-08-2000 +0200, Francisco van Jole wrote: >At 21:34 23-08-2000 +0200, Karin Spaink wrote: >>ISOC asked me to moderate a discussion on their conference "Reflecting the >>Internet II". The conference basically deals with e-commerce: >>http://www.reflecting.nl/ >> >>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. Ridiculous. By the same token, they are selfish for grabbing all the money for themselves. >ISOC.nl is to me another example of lousy business people using the >popularity and ethics of the net to fill their own pockets. Right. Thus, it fits that this conference is about e-commerce ;-) - K - -- "I don't listen to music by people I don't wanna fuck." - Patti Smith ______________________________________________________ * Verspreid via nettime-nl. Commercieel gebruik niet * toegestaan zonder toestemming. <nettime-nl> is een * open en ongemodereerde mailinglist over net-kritiek. * Meer info, archief & anderstalige edities: * http://www.nettime.org/. * Contact: Menno Grootveld (email@example.com).