stsykin at gmail.com
Thu Jan 19 03:58:15 UTC 2006
Derek Broughton wrote:
>Sasha Tsykin wrote:
>>what's your point? It's there authomatically, and who cares if it's there?
>Point 1: It's annoying
>Point 2: One reason such things tend to be "there automatically" is because
>the companies doing it _know_ it's annoying and don't actually want their
>employees using their accounts for Usenet & listservs.
And? what difference does it make. If it's annoying, ignore it. By the
way, my sister's company uses them, and I can tell you it is a legal
safeguard within that jurisdiction.
>Obviously quite a few of us care if it's there.
You're the only person who has complained, so maybe not so many.
>Besides the fact that such
>a disclaimer is unlikely to be considered valid in any jurisdiction (beyond
>the fact that the content of an email is owned by the sender, just like
>regular mail) if everybody did it it would add considerably to the costs
>for those who have to pay to download their email.
Almost everybody does do it.
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