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Re: snapshot driver

On Friday 09 July 2004 12.37, Manu Tayal wrote:
> This message (including attachment if any) is confidential and may be
> privileged.

This is plain stupid, as Steve has noted.

> Before opening attachments please check them for viruses 
> and defects.

This actually is reasonable advice.

> MindTree Consulting Private Limited (MindTree) will not 
> be responsible for any viruses or defects or any forwarded
> attachments emanating either from within MindTree or outside. 

I doubt that this holds before court. If MindTree distributes viruses, 
they *are* resonsible.

> If you 
> have received this message by mistake please notify the sender by
> return  e-mail and delete this message from your system.

Reasonable enough, but not legally binding for any recipient. In the 
context of a mailing list, again: stupid.

> Any 
> unauthorized use or dissemination of this message in whole or in part
> is strictly prohibited.

Stupidity at its best. Use a DRM if you care.

> Please note that e-mails are susceptible to 
> change and MindTree shall not be liable for any improper, untimely or
> incomplete transmission.

Use S/MIME or OpenPGP to solve this problem.

-- vbi (ok, I'll now go back to doing useful things)

Beware of the FUD - know your enemies. This week
    * Patent Law, and how it is currently abused. *

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