Re: It has occurred to me . . .
Aug 17, 1997 02:08 PM
At 05:02 PM 8/17/97 -0400, Bart Lidofsky wrote:
>> >From time to time, there may have been certain factual information about
>> TS/TSA and its present or past leaders which may be inaccurate that was
>> posted here. It could possibly due to the poster being unaware of the full
>> and accurate details, because I believe no one wants to post inaccurate info
>> and be embarassed in public.
>> But even when such things have happened, we have never seen any officer from
>> Wheaton coming posting a correction.
>> For example if in a print publication, something like this had happened, you
>> would have seen a letter to the editor from Wheaton pointing out the
>> inaccuracy and correction.
> Please note that, due to the nature of this group (an email list
>serve), this is more like a discussion group than printed media. This
>is, of course, my personal opinion; I hope that if it ever comes to
>court (and if it does, I hope it's some OTHER mailing list group) the
>courts take the same point of view.
> Bart Lidofsky
I am not a lawyer. But from a lay man's point of view, from the point of
informing and communicating with those interested, I think discussion lists
are as influential as print media and of late I see discussion lists are
increasing in their usefulness and effectiveness.
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