On Sun, 5 Jan 1997, Reed Gleason wrote:
> Your criticism...to the point that I almost put my fist through my
> monitor. ...If I do damage myself by punching my monitor, I'll sue you.
I'm glad you're....
> Take the example of the farmer who happens to have some very nice rock
> cliffs on his property. He can either allow access to rock climbers or not.
> If he doesn't, the climbers have to drive 4 hours to get to comparable rock.
> Should he be held liable for damages to the climbers? Similarly, should I
> be held liable for allowing access to a mailing list?
1972 Land Use Act releases land owners from liability if they are willing
to allow (some of) the public on their land for recreational purposes.
If two people, when in a restaurant table-hopping, meet at my place and
one eventually is exploitive and hurtful to the other - I think I'd feel
bad about it. I make a point of it to not give an introduction if I think
that could happen.
Can a busy list manager give a disclaimer at startup? For anyone not
smart enough to stay out of it when some marginal behavior occurs, you're
not their mom.