Nan:2007-02-21-comp.org.cpsr.announce-result

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From: The Big-8 Management Board <board@big-8.org>
Subject: RESULT: comp.org.cpsr.announce will be removed
Newsgroups: comp.org.cpsr.announce, comp.org.cpsr.talk,
 news.announce.newgroups, news.groups.proposals, comp.society
Followup-To: news.groups.proposals
Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2007 13:25:31 -0600
Organization: http://www.big-8.org/

                                 RESULT
                 comp.org.cpsr.announce will be removed

The Last Call for Comments (LCC) on 07 Feb 2007 initiated a five-day
period for final comments.  Following the comment period, the Big-8
Management board has decided by consensus to remove the newsgroup
comp.org.cpsr.announce.

This group will be removed on 26 Feb 2007.


RATIONALE: remove comp.org.cpsr.announce

The newsgroup comp.org.cpsr.announce has not had any approved messages
since January 1998.  After its creation in 1994, the group had roughly
a half dozen approvals per month in its first 2 years, this declined
to 6 approvals for all of 1997, followed by a single approval in
January 1998.

Announcements and discussion about the CPSR (Computer Professionals
for Social Responsibility) and its activities may occur in the
unmoderated group comp.org.cpsr.talk.  In addition, the CPSR maintains
a web site http://www.cpsr.org/.


HISTORY: 

The newsgroups comp.org.cpsr.announce (moderated) and
comp.org.cpsr.talk (unmoderated) were created in April 1994.  The
moderated group was active for roughly 4 years, and has been inactive
for the past 9 years.


DISTRIBUTION:

This document has been posted to the following newsgroups:

  news.announce.newgroups
  news.groups.proposals
  comp.org.cpsr.announce
  comp.org.cpsr.talk
  comp.society


PROPONENT: 

Jim Riley <jimrtex@pipeline.com>


CHANGE HISTORY: 

2007-01-24     1st RFD
2006-02-15     2nd RFD (Last Call for Comments)
2006-02-21     Results (passes)
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