Using the EPOC_NEWS Mailing List
Thank you for your interest in the Equal Parents of Canada (EPOC) mailing
list. Our mission is to unite groups interested in equal parenting
and related goals, by providing opportunities to communicate, coordinate
action, and exchange news and ideas. Email list communications is
one of our most important tools.
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Ethics and Conduct
Ethics and Conduct
The moderators will defend dignity and order on this list.
Subscribers may be suspended or barred for persistent discourtesy.
This is a mailing list for people who support the national organizing effort
of Equal Parents of Canada, for the purpose of restoring the child's
right to both parents, even in separating and divorced families.
You should not subscribe, or you should unsubscribe, if you are not a supporter.
Subscribers should keep it in mind that this is not a closely-guarded
private forum, and express themselves with dignity.
People contributing to this list may have terrible anger and grief, but
talk hate here.
This is a place for exchanging knowledge and understanding. We will sometimes
disagree, but don't fight with others on the list.
Please respect the time and convenience of others, and show good
For example, do not reply to a long message by including all of its text,
and adding a short comment of your own - instead, type in your comment,
and delete as much as you can of the original message. This kind
of thing is a major cause of irritation on email lists. Please read
the page on netiquette,
by clicking on the word in this sentence.
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an email to one of the people listed in the moderators section, below.
If you have a conduct question or wish to appeal any moderator's ruling,
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outcomes concerning any moderator's ruling. Please note that the
moderators have all the rights of ordinary subscribers, and you must not
Probably, the easiest way for you to subscribe would be to go to http://www.topica.com/,
click on "find a list", and search for "Equal Parents".
If you follow the instructions exactly, you should see list information
about the Equal Parents of Canada News, complete with a link to a "Subscribe"
option, or, if you prefer, instructions about how to subscribe by email.
Either way is quick and easy.
Send a blank message to: EPOC_NEWSfirstname.lastname@example.org
Do not enter any text in the subject line or body of the message.
Sending Mail to the List
In order to send mail to the EPOC_NEWS list, you must be a subscriber to
the list. To subscribe, follow the instructions in the section on
To send a message to all the people currently subscribed to the list, just
send mail to EPOC_NEWS@topica.com.
How to Reply to Mail
On most email browsers, just hit the "Reply" button.
Your browser controls whether or not the text of the message you are replying
to is included in your reply.
Please delete [snip] as much as you can of the text that you are replying
to, leaving only the sender name, the time information, and essential text.
Send ordinary mail to any one of the following moderators' addresses if
you have a problem (please be kind to us)