Unlike most Web-based discussion forums, traditional Usenet newsgroups are unmoderated.
The LEEDS mailing list is an unmoderated list administrated by Tim Pickard, dedicated to the genealogy and history of the Leeds area.
Anyone with an Internet connection can post messages to any unmoderated newsgroup.
When a moderator is unavailable, some close the chat room while others offer unmoderated access.
The history of these websites are based on the culture of art communities, which are generally unstructured and unmoderated with a very strong believe in every person's freedom to express themselves.