more inane confidentiality notices, was he.net down/slow?

John R. Levine johnl at iecc.com
Sat Jan 9 23:50:16 CST 2010


> The point is that rather than try to enforce agreements individually,
> automatically slapping the notices on is not so unreasonable all
> considered.
>
> While it may be annoying, its not baseless. It certaintly isn't
> useless in discovery.

Once again, I would be most interested in any statute or case law to 
support this claim.  I've been involved in a lot of discovery in a lot of 
cases over the years, and I cannot remember a single instance where a 
boilerplate confidentiality notice was even noted, much less enforced.

As I said:

> In reality, boilerplate confidentiality notices merely document the fact 
> that a mail system is in the grip of the clueless and/or confused.

R's,
John




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