RE: E-mail disclaimers

Subject: RE: E-mail disclaimers
From: "Stephen Arrants" <steve -at- microbrightfield -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2004 11:02:30 -0400

Daniel_Hall -at- trendmicro -dot- com writes:
> OK, somewhat off topic, but it appears that my employer is
> now adding a bit of text to the tail end of outgoing messages.
> Anyone had any luck getting their hands on this text to edit it?
> I especially love the paradox here: " are not permitted
> to use or disclose any information contained in the email"
> and "...we request you notify the sender..."
> Ummm - wouldn't telling the sender be a "use" of the
> information in the email (information about who the message
> came from and that the message contained a disclaimer). Doh!
> Dan
> The below text was added by my employer and does not
> necessarily reflect my thoughts and opinions:
> This email and any attachments may be confidential and/or
> subject to copyright or other intellectual property right
> protection. If you are not the intended recipient of the
> email, you are not permitted to use or disclose any
> information contained in the email or any attachments and we
> request you notify the sender and delete both the email and
> any attachments. Thank you.

Side Note: Slate had a column recently about such disclaimers and what
they're worth....

Steve arrants


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