At 7:34 PM -0500 1/3/97, Eric Thomas wrote:
>Mailing lists are completely different, of course. You are giving the
>host site the right to make as many copies as there are subscribers, and
>these people in turn have the right to make reasonable copies as may be
>required to read and archive the message for their own use. They do not
>implicitly have the right to redistribute it, and in fact "netiquette"
>forbids it (this may not be enforceable, but certainly helps define the
>expected distribution channel). This is not an open-ended redistribution
>license like usenet, even though you have no direct control over the
I do try to enforce this. On a private list that I run, the stated policy
is that messages are not to be redistributed without the permission of the
poster. I have kicked one person off this private list for violating the
policy. Now, we even have a footer at the bottom of every message to remind
the reader of the policy.
Kent S. "Kip" Larsen II; KLarsen@panix.com or KLarsen@NorthSouth.com (work).