[LINK] Re: Does an email account constitute a "letterhead"?
ivan at itrundle.com
Wed Mar 15 12:53:25 EST 2006
On 15/03/2006, at 12:37 PM, Eleanor Lister wrote:
> Ivan Trundle wrote:
>> Wholeheartedly agree on all these points, Craig - but how do we get
>> around the nonsensical 'disclaimeritis' that pervades organisations?
>> I've yet to see the phenomena diminish, and it appears as though no-
>> one is prepared to say what utter tosh the whole thing is - to those
>> who make the decisions on footers.
> counter them with a disclaimer- disclaimer?
Like this? (pinched from a well-known list, but author unknown)
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But more seriously, there are sites that defend such practices:
(and many more)
Fundamentally, there appear to be two camps: those who know what a
load of bollocks the whole thing is, and those who defend what they
believe is an important legal and ethical imperative, based on a weak
understanding of the processes and protocols. But the latter group is
growing, which means that the understanding will eventually be
But I do like Eleanor's disclaimer, all the same...
> Eleanor Ashley Lister
> This disclaimer is Utter Tosh, and just like everybody else's,
> imposes no duties or limitations, and expresses no rights,
> in any legal, moral or ethical sense whatsoever.
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