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Re: [BKARTS] AIC stuff



IF certification does comes to fruition, I would hope the AIC is NOT
the certifying organization.  One would need an outside agency with
less conflict of interest.  It would be like our government
investigating it's own corruption/ Either would be a joke, and would
carry no credibility.  I would also think there would eventually be
another lawsuit against them if they attempted it.

Bruce

Bruce
----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter D. Verheyen" <verheyen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date:         Sun, 14 Sep 2003 11:44:54 -0400
To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject:      Re: [BKARTS] AIC stuff

> The posting Jack Thompson refers to can be found at
> <http://palimpsest.stanford.edu/byform/mailing-lists/cdl/1998/0583.html>
>
> >Peter & Donia,
> >
> >You're taking the wrong tack.  You are assuming that the fault lies with
> >us, not them.
>
> In terms of fault, I'm trying to avoid assigning any and think it is
> counter productive to approach the issue in this way.
>
> What I note though is the low level of discussion of this topic by those
> uneasy/opposed to the certification issue which results in a coordinated,
> accepted, counter argument. This is an issue which has the potential to
> impact all conservators, not just those AIC members (Those not in AIC will
> be able to apply for certification).
>
> I know full well that there are many "problems" associated with what AIC is
> trying to do in the whole certification issue (which is why I voted against
> it) and am aware of the FTC actions against AIC. I am, however, also
> prepared to work within the structure to make my opinions known.
>
> The chicken and egg finger pointing blame game does no one any good.
>
> p.
>
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