mail loop

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mail loop

A message that is sent to an entire subscriber list rather than the owner of the list. Mail loops usually occur by accident, but can be maliciously deployed as well.
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Shortly before, City Manager Jon Ruiz, who was in the e-mail loop, had written Piercy and the City Council, saying that Eugene police can cite people for violating the city's camping ban on public property, but the ordinance does not allow police to arrest or evict someone from public property, including the county's.
It looks like it just got sent around in some e-mail loop for a long time, because this looks like something that would have been written when we were doing the higher education bill, which has been signed into law for some time.