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The mailing list for the Program on Liberation Technology was originally started at Stanford University by the world's top scholars in the fields of technology, democracy, and human rights to research, design, use, and teach how information and communication technologies could foster positive social change.

The mailing list -- which has broadened its scope to include any technology, not just information and communication technologies -- is no longer affiliated with Stanford University.

A few guidelines on how to use this list most effectively:

1. Liberationtech is a public list, so anyone can join and read the archives, forward messages, or mirror the list without our knowledge. The list archives are searchable by search engines such as Google. As such, we urge you to use pseudonyms, fake email addresses, https, and anonymizer software, especially when discussing items of a sensitive nature. Two robust applications are https://www.eff.org/https-everywhere and https://www.torproject.org/.

2. We urge you to use the list to ask for (or offer) advice, discuss issues, and share information. To post to the list, send your message to lt@lists.liberationtech.org.

3. To maintain civil discourse, we have a zero-tolerance policy for anyone who posts ad hominems, or otherwise inflammatory, extraneous, or off-topic messages. Doing so will get you permanently moderated.

4. All replies go to the entire list, so please keep "me too" replies to a minimum.

5. We forbid the sending of attachments, as these can be used to spread viruses or spyware. Instead, copy and paste your attachment into the message body, or upload and make it a public doc and share the link. For more info, please see https://tibetaction.net/detach-from-attachments/.

6. SPAM is not allowed, but you're welcome to announce new liberationtech products and services to the list. Please refrain, however, from doing so more than once per product and service. (In other words, you're welcome to keep us informed about product and service updates.) As noted above, you're also welcome to seek advice or ask for help for your product or service, as often as you'd like.

7. Persistent violations of guidelines 4 to 6 will get you permanently moderated.

8. To avoid spam, duplication, and other misuses, a moderator reviews all submissions prior to posting, as a result of which submissions will not be posted to the list immediately. The moderator reserves the right to modify a submission without notice or permission in order to remove extraneous information not relevant to the content of the submission (such as apologies for multiple announcements) or to alter the subject field to better reflect the content of the submission (such as modifying "Call for Papers" to include a conference name).

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To see the collection of prior postings to the list, visit the LT Archives.

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