Mail list comments policy

We welcome comments and will accept any reasonable or constructive comment that contributes to debate, including strong criticisms – so feel free to say what you want within reason.

This mailing list is un-moderated. This means that any posting made to the mailing list will appear without human moderation. ISOC UK England reserves the right to change posting rules to being moderated, should abuse of the unmoderated rule take place.

Content contained in any Mail is responsibility of the author. List administrators are not editors but provide a technical resource to allow

Posting rules
Email Privacy: all comments will be held in the mailing list archive which may be picked up by Internet Search Engines.

Language and Manners: This mailing list is public, and comments which include offensive or inappropriate language, or considered by the mailing list committee to be rude and offensive, will be deleted.

No Personal Attack Comments Permitted: No personal attacks are permitted in this mailing list’s comments. You may question or argue the content, but not attack the poster, nor any other commenters.

A Comment is Conversation: A comment which does not add to the conversation, runs off on an inappropriate tangent, or kills the conversation may be deleted.

Consultations & Feedback: Evidence is preferred to raw opinion. Feedback is taken via multiple channels and so no comment nor thread of comments should be cited as representing ISOC chapter stated view.

What To Do If Your Comment Does Not Appear: If you leave a comment on this mailing list and it does not appear in a reasonable time period, and you know that it does not violate these Comment Policies, contact the mailing list committee at

Commenters Blocked: Anyone who violates this Comments Policy may be blocked from posting on this mailing list.

All Rights Reserved: The mailing list committee reserves the right to edit, delete, move, or mark as spam any and all postings. They also have the right to block access to any individual or group of people from commenting, or from the entire mailing list.

Non ISOC chapter members: May comment too.

Joining ISOC chapter: ISOC chapter membership is free and open to all interested in maintaining an open Internet for everyone. Join the ISOC UK England chapter

Attribution: With thanks to the LSE whose wonderful Blogs comment policy we’ve in part lifted.