The Sig Thing was Re: [ILUG] Got My First Linux Book
paul at clubi.ie
Fri Apr 23 15:28:39 IST 2004
On Fri, 23 Apr 2004, Sean O'Donnell wrote:
> I wrote it, I gave you a copy, I didn't authorize you to make
> additional copies. Theoretically, You don't have to right to
> forward or archive anyone's mails without their permission,
> although you could argue that by posting to ilug they have
> implicitly granted that permission.
exactly ;) - it still depends though.
Eg, if someone were to post copyrighted material to ILUG, and the
holder asked for it to be removed (or perhaps even if it were
apparent the poster did not have the right to post that content),
certainly it would be removed.
However, where someone posts to ILUG, an email where it can
reasonably be assumed they authored, we can assume they have given
One could argue the companies disclaimer trumps the employees
permission, if this argument were to prevail the list would have to
ask people not to post from such accounts. (which has already been
Ie, if your company attaches such text, do the list a favour - dont
post from your work account.
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