> Certainly not. One cannot establish a customer-service relationship without
> the consent of both parties. The list-manager in question has not agreed
> (either formally, or informally) to any such relationship, thus no
> corresponding responsibilites of such an arrangement apply.
Nonsense. If you offer the list to the public and accept subscription
requests, you have agreed to offer and provide the service. If you would
treat your customer differently if you received more or different
compensation, that is an entirely different issue.