Re: ethical considerations

From: David B. Gowler (
Date: Fri Oct 20 1995 - 15:47:53 EDT

> The concern over reproducing the text of discussions on B-Greek is surely
> not due to copyright restrictions.
> There are other good reasons for not copying and distributing e-mail
> discussions . . . .

I would suggest that an ethical, legal, and polite approach would
be to send a *private* request to the author of a post, asking
that author for permission to quote, use, or discuss that post in
a particular context.

You may quote me on that! :-)


David B. Gowler
Associate Professor of Religion
Director, Writing Across the Curriculum
Chowan College

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