Learning Python book, new edition?

Steven Wayne nobody at localhost.localdomain
Fri Jan 12 11:50:21 CET 2007


On Thu, 11 Jan 2007 16:42:34 -0600, Demel, Jeff
	<Jeff.Demel at JavelinDirect.com> wrote:
> John wrote:
>>So what happens with google bots etc... Information provided 
>>in the email could be helpful to others that are NOT the original 
>> recipient.  And what happens to the archive stuff?
>
> I will forward your response to our crack legal department.  Perhaps
> they can help you with your very astute questions.
>
> -Jeff
> This email is intended only for the individual or entity to which it is
> addressed.

Hi,

Don't take this the wrong way, but this isn't an email, it's a usenet
posting.

I'm also not the "individual or entity to which it is addressed" because
I read it from a news server and it was addressed to "comp.lang.python".

>            This email may contain information that is privileged,
> confidential or otherwise protected from disclosure.

Then you would do well to not publish it in a public forum.

>                                                        Dissemination,
> distribution or copying of this e-mail or any attachments by anyone
> other than the intended recipient, or an employee or agent responsible
> for delivering the message to the intended recipient, is prohibited.

So if this /were/ actually an email you've just given permission for an
admin of any mail server the email passes through to disseminate or copy
it.

For those not aware:

Disseminate:

Verb:  disseminate - cause to become widely known; "spread information";
"circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news"

>                                                                      If
> you are not the intended recipient of this message or the employee or
> agent responsible for delivery of this email to the intended recipient,
> please notify the sender by replying to this message and then delete it
> from your system. Any use, dissemination, distribution, or reproduction
> of this message by unintended recipients is strictly prohibited and may
> be unlawful.

Unlawful how? You've already given permission for an "agent responsible
for delivering the message" to broadcast it around the world.

Sorry for the rant, but I'm an email admin and I've just been told about
the change to UK law.

I'm giving our legal department even more grief.

Steven
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