[X Newbies] OT: "Propaganda"

Steven Rogers srogers1 at austin.rr.com
Thu Apr 15 06:57:25 PDT 2004

On Apr 15, 2004, at 8:40 AM, Aranzazu wrote:

>>> From: Alex <alist at sprint.ca>
>>>  Off-topic: As a mere subscriber, may I suggest to our American 
>>> fellow
>>>  subscribers that using sigs to push their political or religious
>>>  propaganda may be unwelcome (or even offensive) to (some)
>>> non-Americans?
> That is extremely rude of you to "suggest" to anyone to change their
> signature. Personally I find your "suggestion" to be very offensive
> and unwelcome. Should it not be up to the individual to put what they
> wish in their signature. In an open forum like this you have to take
> the good with the bad the offensive and the pleasant comments.

There are some forums that are run that way, but there are plenty who 
don't accept the bad with the good. They expect the posts to respect 
the other list members. Its one thing to make the occasional off-topic 
foray, but quite another to attach controversial comments on current 
political issues to every post.


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