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WHAT IS NETIQUETTE Every culture or society has its own codes of behavioural rules called etiquette The definition of etiquette in the Colins Dictionary reads as follows-conversational code of conduct or behaviour Thus the rules of the Internet where christened Netiquette THE RULES OF NETIQUETTE Dont Shout Use mixed case UPPER CASE LOOKS AS IF YOURE SHOUTING Use Symbols Use symbols for emphasis That is what I meant Use underscores for underlining War and Peace is my favourite book Use smileys to indicate tone of voice but use them sparingly - is an example of a smiley Look sideways Dont assume that the inclusion of a smiley will make the recipient happy with what you say or wipe out an otherwise insulting comment Watch It Postie The cost of delivering an e-mail message is on the average paid about equally by the sender and the recipient or their organisations This is unlike other media such as physical mail telephone TV or radio Sending someone mail may also cost them in other specific ways like network bandwidth disk space or CPU usage This is a fundamental economic reason why unsolicited e-mail advertising is unwelcome and is forbidden in many contexts Never forget that the person on the other side is a human being Even though you are using a computer to communicate dont forget that other people are on the receiving end Millions of people all over the world are reading your words Avoid personal attacks Dont speak type hastily -- try not to say anything to others that you would not say to them in a room full of people Remember that you are playing an important role in building an online community -- and we all want this community to be a good friendly place Be brief With millions of people participating youll find that Newsgroups generate LOTS and LOTS of words Other participants will
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