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From Donald Whytock <>
Subject Re: [ISSUE] Shut-down of all name@ e-mail addresses
Date Tue, 01 Nov 2011 17:10:50 GMT
On Tue, Nov 1, 2011 at 1:00 PM, Dennis E. Hamilton <> wrote:
>  2. There is an untested presumption that it is not legal to transfer those
> forwarding accounts because of rules about privacy and European trans-national
> data-sharing regulations.  (I am not an attorney.  And I wonder how the Sun ->
> Oracle transfer managed it and also wonder where the forwarding system and
> data are currently operated that such conditions apply.)

The mailing lists and IDs were probably considered the property of
Sun.  Oracle bought Sun, and hence all its assets.

I'm sure if Oracle were to buy the Apache Foundation there wouldn't be
any legal issues at all...


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