[CQ-Contest] Anonymity of CQWW Contest Committee Actions

Pete Smith n4zr at contesting.com
Thu Aug 26 02:45:10 PDT 2010

For as long as I can remember, the CQWW Contest Committee has sought to 
avoid assigning responsibility for any action to a single individual - 
except when K3EST speaks for it, and then not in specific cases.  I 
suspect this is out of concern that negative decisions could trigger 
reprisals from those affected, ranging from Internet harassment to 
(perhaps) lawsuits - remember Don Miller.  I agree that the result is a 
somewhat spooky impression of a disembodied voice from on high, but 
don't have a ready answer on how to do it better.

73, Pete N4ZR

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On 8/26/2010 2:39 AM, Mats Strandberg wrote:
> First of all, I am not a member of the CQWW Contest Committee, so I 
> have no connection to the emails that you refer to.
> I agree with you that correspondence from the CQWW Contest Committee 
> must be signed properly by the person responsible for the letter. 
> Signing means to add the call-sign, the full name, and the signature 
> of the person behind the letter.

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