Kent Landfield

NetNews Moderator's Handbook

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This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind. Distribution of this memo is unlimited.


This document provides information concerning moderation of NetNews newsgroups. It describes the moderator-specific formats and usage for articles posted to such newsgroups and generic practices common to all moderators and newsgroups. It does not establish rules but is a general framework of accepted practices used by NetNews moderators.

The goal of this document is to explain the practices currently in use for the benefit of new and existing moderators.

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