Copyright of messages sent to a JISCMail list are retained by the poster and when you send a message to a JISCMail list, you retain your copyright in that message. You also retain your moral right to be identified as the author of the work, and your moral right against derogatory treatment.
The extent to which your message is made available across the internet will depend on the level of access that has been set by the listowner. You give JISCMail permission to reproduce, deliver, distribute and archive your message as appropriate, and you agree that other JISCMail users may read, save, download or print your message. Respect copyright when forwarding messages, if in doubt check with the author.
Implied Licence - Sending a message to a public discussion list has been compared to sending a letter to the editor of a newsletter. This would be regarded as intended for publication (an implied licence) unless there was clear evidence to the contrary. When you send a message to a public discussion list, you should be aware that:
Moral Rights - When you send a message to a public discussion list, certain 'moral rights' apply. Although your message may be widely disseminated, you have a right to expect the following:
For more information about Copyright please visit the UK Copyright Licensing Agency website.