The information screen on eGroups asys to paost at
True they are doing a degree of rebranding, but not as much as I'd think
by only reading the discussion here.
Tim Pierce wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 10, 1999 at 11:25:43AM -0500, Stephanie da Silva wrote:
> > I was reading some old threads on the eGroups list-managers archive
> > and found an thread from 1996 warning that FindMail was subscribing
> > to lists and archiving them without permission. They've been doing
> > this a while. But I don't recall seeing any non-eGroups lists like
> > this until recently.
> They're not merely archiving third-party lists -- they're completely
> rebranding them. The list-managers welcome message you received
> describes the list as the "list-managers eGroup" and tells you to post
> to the list by sending mail to "list-managers @
com". There is
> no indication that eGroups is not really the generous benefactor for
> the list-managers mailing list.
> It's a nice way to sleaze up to your competition.
> Tim Pierce
> RootsWeb Genealogical Data Cooperative
> system obfuscator and hack-of-all-trades