On Wed, Oct 23, 2002 at 11:13:53AM +0100, Peter Malone wrote:
> This email, its content and any files transmitted with it are intended
> solely for the addressee(s) and may be legally privileged and/or
> confidential. Access by any other party is unauthorised
> without the express written permission of the sender. If you have received
since mail to ilug is archived, is peter malone exposing the ilug
to legal problems? in general should email "footnotes" like this be
allowed on ilug due to the legal liability it imposes on both ilug and
individual subscribers? for instance i've now received this email and if
some solicitor from ittralee decides that the mail has been sent beyond
where it should, all the subscribers of ilug could be named in whatever
legal proceedings might follow.
now some people might think i'm being silly, however i have yet to receive
binding legal advice that those possibilities don't exist. is there
an actual lawyer on this list who will send out notorised guidelines on
request about which "footnotes" are actually binding and which aren't?
and for the people who send such emails, don't say "oh they make us
do it." there exist numerous web based email systems. i think it is
grieviously unfair to expose hundreds of people (who are neither lawyers
or able to afford them) to legal liability.
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