YOYOW


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YOYOWYou Own Your Own Words
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A corollary to the principle of no anonymous postings was "you own your own words" (or YOYOW in Well-ese); you are responsible for what you say, and no one can port your words outside the discussion where you posted them.
Recently, though, that idea of YOYOW seems to have fallen out of favor, at least in my small part of the world.
To come back to The Well's YOYOW, exactly what "words" do we "own"?