RE: Theos-World when to purge messages from the archives
Nov 06, 2001 02:29 PM
by Peter Merriott
I think if you were going to remove the messages containing accusations of
dishonesty with regards to Brigitte then you should also consider removing
all the mails with accusations of dishonesty and fraud alleged of HPB. No
doubt these would be a sizeable number if you went back over the years - but
not surprising, given the nature of the tone of many of the transactions on
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eldon B Tucker [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: 06 November 2001 17:26
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Theos-World when to purge messages from the archives
> It's about 9 AM here, and I'm at work at the
> moment. I have time for an occasional quick
> message between running various computer jobs,
> but most things I'd need to tend to will have
> to wait into I get home.
> On the Internet, in terms of mailing lists,
> a two-to-three day turn around to people
> responding to messages is typical, unless
> someone happens to be online at the time and
> has the time to spend. You could post something
> and someone may not read the message for a
> few days.
> Since it's been less than an hour since you've
> made your request, you're being too hasty in
> concluding anything about what I may do.
> Your request to remove some messages from the
> archives comes just after I indicated that I
> would remove messages in violation of copyright,
> if they were challenged. But your request was
> regarding messages related to "unproven
> accusations" against you, not a violation of
> copyright. I'll review your request later today,
> when I get home from work.
> Meanwhile, I might ask anyone on the list
> what their ideas would be on my doing this
> sort of archival purge. Should I delete from
> the archives any messages that someone says
> unfairly attacks them? If so, should I do so
> always, or only in the case when someone is
> making charges of criminal misconduct?
> -- Eldon
> At 04:52 PM 11/6/01 +0000, you wrote:
> >I have requested certain messages to be removed and quoted the
> >reasons for that, however since you have not removed them I have to
> >make you responsible for any damages that occur as a result from
> >that period.
> >In the earlier mail you mentioned that "With an unmoderated mailing
> >list, I cannot control in advance what someone on the list will
> >forward to the list or write on it. But if someone challenges
> >particular messages, I can take them out of the
> >However you failed to indicate how you can be reached except for
> >posting public messages to you and hoping you will want to read them.
> >Therefore I have to request you now to emediatly also remove this
> >message, and als message: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/theos-
> >Plus this message now.
> >Including also : http://groups.yahoo.com/group/theos-talk/message/3433
> >Based on the above I have to make you responsible for any damages
> >that occur during the period that these messages are vissible to
> >third partys.
> > Brigitte Muehlegger
> >Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
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