Date: 2017-03-01 12:43 am (UTC)
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> d) promote equal access to the benefits of IT and seek to promote the inclusion of all sectors in society wherever opportunities arise.

d) when combined with c) explicitly encourages the inclusion of people who are racists, but keep their racist (or other -ist) conduct separate from their professional conduct.

I would be surprised if this would pass muster with those on the bleeding edge of Social Issues on this side of The Pond.

I *love* simple guidelines like those that provide a tiny bit of shine on "Don't be a shitlord.", but it seems to currently be fashionable to attempt to appease every blowhard with a Tumblr account by layering on gobs and gobs of unnecessary (and often worrisome) complexity.

Maybe in a couple of years, people will tire of this and we'll be back to simpler, more effective rules and guidelines.
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