[Air-l] Copyright issues on material transmitted to AIR-L

Christian Nelson cnelson at comm.umass.edu
Wed May 23 09:13:06 PDT 2001

jeremy hunsinger wrote:

> This list constitutes more of a publication and distribution system than a
> research system.

Isn't publishing and distributing results and ideas part of research?

>  If it were a research system, and we distributed materials as we have done,
> then we would probably have to make the list password protected and moderated
> to some extent as lists for classes or lists for research groups usually are.

Why? what is it about password protection that makes something research?

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