[OT] mail disclaimers [ was Re: Mail etiquette (was: What is this mean by this term) ]

Matt Emmerton matt at gsicomp.on.ca
Fri Jan 19 01:40:18 UTC 2007

> > [ snip much ado about mail etiquette and sigs and whatnot ]
> >
> > I started using the lists from work years ago when I was
> > establishing the FreeBSD servers and it was easier to get
> > Q&A stuff done... Since then the weenies have come along
> > and changed out a perfectly servicable Postfix / Cyrus
> > mail system with M$ Exchg(barf), and the beanies wanted the
> > disclaimers ......
> >
> Have any of these disclaimers ever proven to be even the slightest bit
> legally enforceable?
> I mean, for God's sake, they're at the bottom of the message,
> essentially telling you not to read the message you just read.

Probably just as enforceable as the shrink-wrap licence on Windows. (By
using this CD, you agree to be bound by the EULA which you will get a chance
to review when installing the software...)


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