OT: Funny disclaimers (Was: Re: ssh root@localhost)
cswiger at mac.com
Wed Feb 2 12:33:50 PST 2005
Nico Meijer wrote:
>>By reading this mail you agree to the following:
>>using or giving out the email address and any
>>other info of the author of this email is strictly forbidden.
>>By acting against this agreement the author of this mail
>>will take possible legal actions against the abuse.
> Could you please confirm this to be a joke? Thanks.
You cannot be forced into a legally binding contract simply by reading a
statement, no. That doesn't mean the author won't try to sue people anyway,
but even a spammer is unlikely to have anything to worry about unless the
author is remarkably dedicated to wasting time and money following through.
-Chuck (IANAL, TINLA :-)
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