he.net down/slow?

Joe Greco jgreco at ns.sol.net
Sun Jan 10 08:54:09 CST 2010


> Actually that's not a great idea. A notice that the recipient is
> expected to handle information with unusual attention to
> confidentiality is required by law to stand out so that there isn't
> any ambiguity about the duties demanded of the recipient. Trade secret
> cases have been lost because a sender relied on the email boilerplate,
> the recipient produced intentionally public emails with the same
> boilerplate, and the recipient asserted that he had no reason to
> believe the particular message was any more sensitive than the
> sender's routine public messages.

The use of the words "intended recipient" are also extremely problematic;
by definition, if it is addressed to me, I can be construed as being the
"intended recipient."  If I then turn around and forward it to you, you
are now also an "intended recipient."  Nice, eh.

... JG
-- 
Joe Greco - sol.net Network Services - Milwaukee, WI - http://www.sol.net
"We call it the 'one bite at the apple' rule. Give me one chance [and] then I
won't contact you again." - Direct Marketing Ass'n position on e-mail spam(CNN)
With 24 million small businesses in the US alone, that's way too many apples.




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