Maurice Wessling on 23 Aug 2000 20:38:55 -0000

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Re: [Nettime-nl] ISOC conference

On Wed, 23 Aug 2000, Karin Spaink 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.

You forgot to say that the central question of the ISOC meeting is: "Is
the web getting too commercial?".

I find it scary that ISOC people don't see the irony themselves.


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