[Full-disclosure] Suggesting a new defcon event: Hackers Parliamentary Debate or HPD
tbiehn at gmail.com
Mon Mar 23 19:27:34 GMT 2009
You do realize that #2 is inconsistent with 1 and 3.
Have you ever SEEN a parliamentary debate? They're roudiferous.
On Sun, Mar 22, 2009 at 11:10 PM, Gadi Evron <ge at linuxbox.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
> We posted a suggestion for a new defcon event on the defcon forums -- a
> debate tournament!
> If you think this is a good idea, support us on the forum. :)
> We'd also be happy to answer any question in email. To avoid list
> clutter, off-list replied are requested.
> Gadi Evron
> Dan Kaminsky
> Steve Llano
> Highlights from proposal:
> British Parliamentary Debate is a style of debating based on the how the
> British conduct business at their Parliament. Two teams consisting of
> two members each, face off against each other trying to defend or attack
> a certain proposition. Then another two teams pick up where they left.
> This is done in an organized fashion as detailed below.
> Example propositions:
> This house will ban the use of firewalls
> This house will make hacking illegal
> This house will legalize mandatory full disclosure
> This house believes the source of evil in this world is Windows
> This house will support giving guns to hackers
> This house believes script kiddies should be shot
> Hacking saves lives
> Ninjas are better than Pirates
> Family guy is better than The Simpsons
> Kids who play video games kill people
> Star Trek is better than Star Wars
> Pluto is a planet
> Beer should be free
> Coke is better than Pepsi
> RFID will put the economy in recession
> Parliamentary debate has become increasingly popular in recent years. It
> differs from the regular college Policy Debate in that the participants
> have only 15 minutes prep time after learning of what motion
> (resolution) they are going to work with. It requires thinking on your
> feet and agile minds.
> 1. Be professional.
> 2. Follow parliamentary procedure.
> 3. No swearing.
> 4. Have fun!
> 5. [Optional] Defcon rule addition: drink alcohol.
> (judging team my enforce drinking when buzzwords, empty slogans and
> logical fallacies are used)
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