[Spambayes] Mailinglist public archive policy
amedee at amedee.be
amedee at amedee.be
Tue Jun 17 15:01:41 CEST 2008
> Hello Tim et al.,
> Please copy the list with any response received from Google so that we may
> all know their policy. This can then be forwarded to people who have the
> same request in future.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: spambayes-bounces at python.org [mailto:spambayes-bounces at python.org]
> Behalf Of Tim Peters
> Sent: 17 June 2008 05:52
> To: Moty Koppes
> Cc: spambayes at python.org
> Subject: Re: [Spambayes] Important Notice, Your Nationwide Online Account.
> [Moty Koppes]
>> I am truly disappointed to find the email I sent you regarding my
>> with your software under my name in Google.
> Sorry, but as it says at the top of:
> There are currently five mailing lists of interest. All lists are
> public, and all are
> publicly archived. This is normal practice for open-source projects,
> should be aware that all email sent to one of these addresses will
> be visible
> to the world
> Likewise at the top of the SpamBayes mailing-list page:
> Please note that this is a public mailing list: all messages sent
> to this list
> are visible to the public, and are publicly archived.
>> Don't you have client confidentiaity in mind?
> Actually no -- because the SpamBayes project has no clients in the
> sense you have in mind. All work is done by unpaid volunteers, who
> freely share their work. Nobody asked you for money when you obtained
> the software, neither when you asked for help. With no revenue, the
> only way it's possible to offer support /at all/ is via these public
> mailing lists, where all the software's developers and users can
> volunteer their help, whenever they're so inclined and can make spare
> time for that.
>> I want for you to Google my name: Moty Koppes and ask Google to remove
>> email I have sent to your company long time ago.
>> If you do not remove it, I will be taking legal action.
> While I expect that will prove to be a waste of your time, I agree
> it's better than taking illegal action ;-)
It may be interesting to read the Public Forum Archive Policy of the
In response to:
And I quote:
You should also be aware that there are many public archives of the
Apache mailing lists that will contain a copy of your original e-mail.
Apache has no control over these archives.
Same goes for the Spambayes/Python public mailing lists.
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