"John Buckman" <email@example.com> writes:
> I'd recomend having your list server software add a copyright notice
> in the mail header.
It's been done for some time. Also, our charter, as sent to every new
member, lays out our position on copyright quite plainly, I think. We
hold only the right to distribute to members and store on our web sites,
the author retains any and all rights of republication.
However, two problems occur to me. (1) Some subscribers strip the
digest into its various elements before they see it with `un-digesters'
(which sounds like a nice term for bullimics). Our archive Attic also
stores the stories as separate components, without reference to the
digest they rode in on. (2) Isn't the list carrying sole
responsibility for remedy if it carries the only copyright notice? If
an author finds her work in a publication somewhere without her
permission, then doesn't she come back to me and say, fix this?
I'm beginning to see the wisdom of stamping a (c) as a footer to every
item we carry.
[Another off-the-wall question: why does not this listserv offer
a Reply-to: back to the list? Seems that would make sense in a
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