[Air-l] List of Mailing Lists

Joan Korenman korenman at umbc.edu
Fri Oct 19 13:19:50 PDT 2001


--On Friday, October 19, 2001 3:14 PM -0400 danah boyd 
<danah at media.mit.edu> wrote:

> It should be pointed out that the majority of yahoogroups are
> considered "private" groups which are not in the directory that is
> accessible to all. Moderators have the option of choosing whether
> or not their group is searchable or listed in the directory.

While it may be that Yahoo Groups includes many "private" lists, it 
includes many thousands of public lists as well.  For example, the 
sub-section "Cyberculture" offers information about 1661 publicly 
accessible lists.  And that's just one of 19 sub-sections of 
"Computers & Internet."

	Joan

	Joan Korenman, Director
	Center for Women and Information Technology
	University of Maryland, Baltimore County
	Baltimore, MD 21250  USA
	korenman at umbc.edu
	http://www.umbc.edu/cwit/





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