Support Lisa's fundraiser today

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tct
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Remember this former FSF sysadmin?

https://fsf.org/blogs/community/for-ada-lovelace-day-highlighting-fsf-sysadmin-lisa-maginnis

She's running a fundraiser to help her go on with her life with dignity, a life dedicated to helping others by working for the advancement of the free software and human rights movements.

https://www.youcaring.com/lisamariemaginnis-779455/

Probably she was the one person that suffered most from the scandal we all know about. I have donated for her cause and I encourage that you do too. Half the funds are still not raised and time is running out (only 14 days left)

JadedCtrl
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Jesus, she's been on the queue for three years, already put her deposit down, and already got plane tickets...
She's only $7k off!
I'll try to contribute-- come on mates!

tonlee
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Can you tell what happened? Did lovelace say, she got harassed while working at fsf? Then rowe sided with lovelace? Then rowe retracted what she said and did about lovelace's harass claim? Does lovelace maintain, that she got harassed by fsf? Is it about lovelace cannot produce evidence that harassment took place? Why cannot lovelace return to fsf? Or she does not want to return to fsf? Did fsf dismiss lovelace? Why did they dismiss lovelace? If fsf personnel in fact harassed lovelace and she could have obtained evidence, had she worn surveillance gear, it is despicable fsf will not acknowledge their wrongdoing, because I do not think fsf is in favor of surveillance. No american organizations that can provide her support?

tct
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I don't think that by donating we endorse someone's side of the story. She needs her help to move on with her life and do more good to society. Let's put aside drama. We're better than that.

tonlee
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>I don't think that by donating we endorse someone's side of the story.
I do not either. Apparently you believe I do. I asked the questions because I want to know what took place? For me it is important to know if maginnis, I got the names from fsf's website mixed up, maintains her accusations. If they are valid, then fsf not acknowledging makes it worse.
I understand that now it is a matter of providing means of payment. I do not think she will gather the required amount on her crowd funding website. Has she asked relevant organizations if they can do something?

Legimet
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I don't think she accused anyone.

tonlee
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Her saying somebody harassed her, is not an accusation?

Ignacio.Agullo
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I did read that accusation... coming from Rowe, not Maginnis, and it was taken back and apologized for.

tonlee
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>accusation... coming from Rowe, not Maginnis

From https://www.youcaring.com/lisamariemaginnis-779455
>harassment report with management.

Clearly accusations from maginnis towards fsf and fsf personnel.

I acknowledge that the initial post was about getting maginnis funds. I asked my questions in order to get an update on what happened? Apparently you are not supposed to get informed about this case?

To me it is important to know, if she maintains her harassment claims against fsf personnel.
If she does, the case is a matter of producing evidence, not maginnis redrawing her claims.

tct
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Can we focus on helping Lisa? Only one week left until her surgery and about $100 USD have been raised in the past week. $7700 USD to go!

https://www.youcaring.com/lisamariemaginnis-779455

After she's recovered, maybe she can offer a clarification on the events that have lead to her being fired. Helping her doesn't endorse one side of the story or the other.