[LINK] sharing e-mail banned by law - 5 years jail or $60,000
Tue, 6 Mar 2001 11:17:04 +1000
Another wrinkle on this.
Isn't the general principle with copyright that it can't be claimed if it
wasn't asserted @ time of publication?
From: Tony Barry [mailto:me@Tony-Barry.emu.id.au]
Sent: Monday, 5 March 2001 17:21
To: Howard Lowndes
Cc: Danny Yee; Eric Scheid; Link List
Subject: Re: [LINK] sharing e-mail banned by law - 5 years jail or
At 7:44 AM +1100 5/3/01, Howard Lowndes wrote:
>I confidently predict that the corporate legal idiots will get in on this
>act and we shall see the annoying increase in appended disclaimers growing
>from their existing >10 lines to become 10kb inclusions. Whatever
>happened to netiquette.
Perhaps we need a set of legal words which say (in 10+k) "if you send
me this disclaimer more than once and make me liable for the for the
cost of downloading it you accept liability for the costs of me doing
We then reply with those words, hopefully once.
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