Disclaimer or urban legend?

Subject: Disclaimer or urban legend?
From: "Hart, Geoff" <Geoff-H -at- MTL -dot- FERIC -dot- CA>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 10 Feb 2003 11:15:34 -0500

Eric Dunn responded to my query about whether the Nelson Rocks liability
waiver was real. Sure enough: <<If you copy the first two sentences into
Google the first search result is: http://www.nelsonrocks.org/>>

D'oh! Shoulda thunk to use the Web. <g> Sure enough, it's a real message,
and that pretty much answers my second question about whether such
disclaimers really exist "in the wild". Best of all, I bet that kind of
disclaimer would stand up better in a court of law than the more standard
legalese, since it's much harder to claim the language is incomprehensible.

--Geoff Hart, geoff-h -at- mtl -dot- feric -dot- ca
Forest Engineering Research Institute of Canada
580 boul. St-Jean
Pointe-Claire, Que., H9R 3J9 Canada


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