Famous Cocorioko Forum returning for 2012 elections
By popular request, the COCORIOKO FORUM is returning for the 2012 Presidential and Legislative elections. Many Sierra Leoneans at home and abroad always want to express their views but prefer to do so on anonymous platforms like the forum provided by COCORIOKO. We will be returning with the same open forum format which Sierra Leoneans love best. We are right now working on plans to have a special and customized open forum created for this newspaper.
On another note, we have noticed that the archives of the old Cocorioko Forum have been hijacked by the Bintumani Forum . No consent was sought from us for the archives to be posted online. Though their motives were not bad for posting them , at least we should have been informed to ensure that offensive posts that we had deleted do not reappear. We hope Bintumani is aware of the legal implications of reproducing offensive posts that we , the owners, had deleted . That was our only concern when we learnt that they had been given our archives by a former moderator. We contacted them about this violation of our property rights but the response we received was most unfortunate and disappointing.
We will however not allow ourselves to continue to be bothered because we know our legal rights and that they are solely responsible for any offensive posts they reproduce after we had deleted them. Secondly, they are inadvertently helping to advertise the COCORIOKO FORUM for us. From the archives, one can see that the COCORIOKO FORUM was the best Sierra Leonean forum that ever existed. In fact, their posting of our archives has become one of the factors that have motivated us to bring back our famous forum. Please stay tuned for more details.