Agrella: SRJC will continue e-mail policy to protect its name

May 8, 2009

By Michael Coit at The Press Democrat

Santa Rosa Junior College President Robert Agrella said Friday the school would continue efforts to remove the SRJC name from private e-mail addresses but it was not threatening to take people to court.

The college has long sought to prevent unofficial use of its name, primarily on products, as specified in the California Education Code, Agrella said.

It is now targeting private e-mail addresses because more are turning up, Agrella said. School officials initially said there were several hundred violators, but the actual number is about 100, according to an Internet post by Mark Linford, a SRJC computer service employee who helped compile the list and received one of the warning letters...

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