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posted by Dopefish on Monday February 17 2014, @02:06AM   Printer-friendly
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  • (Score: 1) by OSS542 on Monday February 17 2014, @05:08PM

    by OSS542 (606) on Monday February 17 2014, @05:08PM (#841)

    not sure if my last comment went to the right place, so I'll try again, and reword it a bit...
    Where is "official" news on the status of the boycott available ? How is it determined what is "official" and what is not ? I had heard that the boycott had already ended. Is this correct ? What has been the effect so far ? Who is coordinating this ?

  • (Score: 2, Informative) by unitron on Monday February 17 2014, @06:02PM

    by unitron (70) on Monday February 17 2014, @06:02PM (#906) Journal

    It's very simple.

    I suggested a boycott. In a thread at Slashdot.

    I discovered after having done so that an AC in a different thread had done so a couple of hours earlier, and they suggested the original dates.

    I went back and noted that (an unknown) someone had had the idea before I had, and at that time I named it the Slashcott.

    I named it, so it's mine, and I'm free to make whatever rules I want to.

    And people are free to tell me to get stuffed if they don't want to observe those rules.

    (apparently I'm psychic, as I already know what at least one of the replies to this post is going to say : - )

    So if you were looking for the official Slashcott Steering Committee, or any of the sub-committees, I'm it. I decide what's official and official news of the status of the boycott is available wherever I can find to post it.

    something something Slashcott something something Beta something something