> > I will restate my previous suggestions.
> > 1) There should be a limit of three posts per day per subscriber.
> > 2) There should be a limit of 5K on all message sizes.
> Can we start a market and trade away our unused posting rights?
Precisely that has been suggested more than once; check the archives. This is a variation of Robin Hanson's equitalk that could be implemented with a few perl scripts. I did not at the time envision posting rights being bought for cash, but rather infrequent posters giving their extra rights to people whose posts they liked.
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