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Comment Re:or (4)Editorial submissions become property of (Score 1) 174

Newsgroup charters are ignored for just about everything else, but all of a sudden they are supposed to be a legally binding document when it comes to copyrights? That doesn't wash, in particular since most people have never seen the newsgroup charter before posting.

In fact, the NYT will often explicitly verify for E-mail feedback whether it is OK to publish them.

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