Silly disclaimers (was Re: [Mimedefang] defang startup errors)

David F. Skoll dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Sun Dec 11 10:29:15 EST 2005


Greg McCarthy wrote:

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Isn't clicking on the link "taking action in terms of the e-mail"? :-)

And while the legality of boilerplate disclaimers is highly doubtful, I would
imagine the legality of linking to a possibly-mutating disclaimer is completely
nonexistent---you can't try to enforce terms that you can change on a whim.

Sigh.

Regards,

David.


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