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Fully agree that the GeekPAC name is a terrible choice. Realized that well before the quote
from Don Marti. We need to be reaching out to *everyone* to convince them that these ideas
are worth fighting for. Few people identify with the word "geek".
GeekPAC to fight for information rights
Posted Aug 14, 2008 15:03 UTC (Thu) by johnmark (guest, #47025)
My feeling on this is that geek has morphed into something far different from its original
meaning. The term "geek" can now apply to any number of fields of work, eg. film, music,
cooking, etc., so I'm not sure that it's a term people won't rally around.
However, if the term does limit the group's appeal, no one will be more disappointed than me.
-John Mark Walker
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