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Dear Discussion List, two related issues have been causing CASI some worry in the past weeks. First, messages being sent out in the name of CASI by people who are not members of the annually elected CASI committee. To maintain coherency and credibility, CASI upholds a very strict policy about what can or cannot be sent out in the organisation's name, and any such posting or message usually has to be co-ordinated and approved by the committee. Please understand that any organisation has to maintain some control over what is said and done in its name, so please refrain from claiming something is in CASI's name, unless it Is, i.e. has been discussed and co-ordinated with the committee. Secondly, postings to the discussion list being treated as "from CASI". They are not - they are postings by subscribers to an emailing list set up and moderated by CASI. As CASI makes no demands whatsoever upon postings to express the views and opinions of the committee (only that they be relevant to the list), or be approved of by it, postings cannot be truthfully in any way described as "from CASI", only as "posted to an email list". So again, please do not claim they are issued by CASI - unless they really are, in which case this will be clearly indicated. Thankyou for your understanding, Nicholas Martin, CASI-Discuss-List Moderator ------- Nicholas Martin CASI Lists Manager - email@example.com _______________________________________________ Sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-discuss To contact the list manager, email firstname.lastname@example.org All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk