OT: Funny disclaimers (Was: Re: ssh root@localhost)
bsilver at chrononomicon.com
Thu Feb 3 05:01:23 PST 2005
On Feb 2, 2005, at 4:49 PM, Erik Norgaard wrote:
> Sorry to join in on the noise:
> This e-mail and the documents attached are confidential and intended
> solely for the addressee; it may also be privileged. If you receive
> this e-mail in error, please notify the sender immediately and destroy
> As its integrity cannot be secured on the Internet, the <Company>
> group liability cannot be triggered for the message content. Although
> the sender endeavours to maintain a computer virus-free network, the
> sender does not warrant that this transmission is virus-free and will
> not be liable for any damages resulting from any virus transmitted.
> I regularly get mails with this kind of legal bable at the end, some
> worse threatening me with legal actions if I am not the intended
> receipient and do not imidiately delete the mail and forget the
> What makes me wonder is that these messages are always at the end,
> when you have read the secret message. If anything it will only make
> me alert that this could be secret, and if I am evil, ofcourse I would
> not delete the mail.
I wonder why if the messages are so important they don't PGP or GPG
them. Wouldn't that make more sense for sensitive material?
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