posted on Aug, 4 2013 @ 10:25 PM
It is not a law... it is a standard to which we want everyone to adhere.
Consider it an effective practice. (To me, it seems not motivated by ideology, but sound stewardship of our community's access.)
Edit to add... there is a fine line between initiating a dialog by way of thread creation.. and plagiarism. We do not accept the latter.
on 4-8-2013 by Maxmars because: (no reason given)