05 Feb 1999: CFV - uk.rec.skydiving
From: Robert Felton <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: UKVoting Statement: CFV - uk.rec.skydiving
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UKVoting Statement: CFV - uk.rec.skydiving
It has come to the attention of the votetaker for the above CFV that the
proponent has mailed a large number of people asking them to vote in this
This mailing included the complete CFV and as it states within the rubric
of the CFV:
> The purpose of a vote is to determine the genuine interest of persons
> who would read a proposed newsgroup or an existing newsgroup.
> Soliciting votes from disinterested parties defeats this purpose.
> Please do not distribute this CFV. If you must, direct people to the
> official CFV as posted to uk.net.news.announce. Distributing pre-marked
> or otherwise edited copies of this CFV is considered to be *VOTING
> FRAUD*, and may lead to the vote being declared *NULL & VOID*. When in
> doubt, ask the votetaker, who can mail a copy of the CFV in reply.
And therefore this mailing could be considered as *VOTING FRAUD*.
This mailing has certainly lead to a number of people to vote and also the
number of votes received is extremely high, and therefore it must be
considered that this mailing has greatly affected this CFV.
This vote is being declared *NULL & VOID* due to this mailing being
considered as *VOTING FRAUD*.
All votes received will be discarded and this subject will be formally
closed for a period of 3 months from the date of this posting.
Swinny - Rob Felton
Co-Ordinator, UKVoting (mailto:email@example.com)
And also votetaker for CFV - uk.rec.skydiving
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