That's and informative and interesting post, Ann. Cindy --- Ann Parsons <akp@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > Morning all, > > Ahem, first of all, which line are you referring to, > Tony? If you mean > "For immediate distribution", this does indeed need > to be in an > announcement of this kind for the Internet. Why? > Because every post > that is made on the Net is copyrighted to its > author. That is why > many, many email discussion lists do not permit > cross posting of > material from one list to next. The placement of > this phrase at the > beginning of this post of Pat's indicates that she > is giving permission > for her announcement to be cross posted. This is > very important when > an announcement is cross posted to another list. It > removes the need > for checking with the original poster for her > permission for its distribution. > > As for press releases which are meant for > distribution to members of > the press, be it TV radio and print, the format of > such a release may > be more important. However, this release is meant > for distribution on > email lists for PWD, Bookshare lists and so on. > It's not actually > going to The Press, capital T and capital P. > > I think you need to learn a mite more about the > difference between > announcements and their target markets and actuall > official Press > Releases which go to the Paverozzi. You might also > want to research > copyright laws and their application to email > discussion lists. Oh, > and don't tell me I am talking through my hat > because I've been running > email discussions since before you were born, > probably. You sound like > you're about seventeen. I started in 1990. As I'm > the lady who's > running the Mystery Book Club, I figure I have a > right to comment here. > > Now, if that isn't the line to which you are > referring, I'll retract my > post and start over. I often read email quickly, > and have made > mistakes in my understanding of what I thought was > meant. > > Ann P. > > -- > Ann K. Parsons > Portal Tutoring > NEW EMAIL ADDRESS EFFECTIVE NOW: AKP@xxxxxxxxxxx > OLD EMAIL, EFFECTIVE TILL 09/30/07: > akp@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > http://www.portaltutoring.info > "All that is gold does not glitter, > Not all those who wander are lost." > > Email services provided by the System Access Mobile > Network. Visit > www.serotek.com to learn more about accessibility > anywhere. > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to > bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject > line. To get a list of available commands, put the > word 'help' by itself in the subject line. > > ____________________________________________________________________________________ Take the Internet to Go: Yahoo!Go puts the Internet in your pocket: mail, news, photos & more. http://mobile.yahoo.com/go?refer=1GNXIC To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.