On Fri, 23 Apr 2004, ccostelloe at flogas.ie wrote:
> It is not the person's call when the company added the sig.
That is not the lists problem.
> The issue of distributing it further than ilug is before the fact:
> the sig says don't do it, and you subsequently do it.
No, it is done automatically, mail->mailman->(subscribers via email)
There is no expectation that anyone who consciously posts to the list
could have that would expect anything different to occur. You are
saying that because of his company attached a human-only parseable
sig, we should not be archiving that email? You realise the list does
honour X-Archive headers?
> It is not the poster's call. It would arise if someone from
> Microsoft exposed somethingthrough a Microsoft email account with a
> similar sig: Microsoft could do nothing about ilug viewing it, but
> they could pursue ilug for subsequently posting it on the archives.
Whether microsoft could so would have nothing to do with the
signature. If you believe otherwise, you are deluded (and owe me
1000 quid remember?)
> Rubbish. This issue is about privacy after you receive an email.
> It is the same as sending a letter to the Irish Times marked
> private & confidential: the Irish Times can read it, but you can
> pursue a case against them if they sunsequently publish it.
No, it's like phoning the Joe Duffy show, getting on air and giving
your opinion and then saying "what i just said is confidential".
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