[clug] DAFF footer

John Fletcher fletchweb at internode.net.au
Thu Mar 10 10:26:14 GMT 2005

Now I think the interesting part is that:
A) DAFF starts by clarifying that they as an body have issued this email.  I
would have thought that would help me should I try to sue them
B) You are not allowed to take action in reliance upon this information if
you are not the intended recipient.  Not just a warning - you're simply not
allowed.  DAFF has prohibited you.

- Fletch

Message: 9
Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2005 15:29:48 +1100
From: Kim Holburn <kim.holburn at anu.edu.au>
Subject: Re: [clug] Debian sarge,  XFree4 and X11
To: Antti.Roppola at brs.gov.au
Cc: linux at lists.samba.org
Message-ID: <3ceaa5df6a0b2e73cbcebe703e4d8e78 at anu.edu.au>
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII; format=flowed

Interesting disclaimer.

By replying and copying part of your email am I doing something wrong?  
Do I need to consult my lawyer?  Can this email legally be part of the 
list archive?

Not to mention, how can I tell if I am the intended recipient without 
being psychic?

(Sorry, I'm dealing with disclaimers like this where I work at the 

On 2005 Mar 10, , at 2:06 PM, Antti.Roppola at brs.gov.au wrote:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> IMPORTANT - This message has been issued by The Department of 
> Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF).  The information 
> transmitted is for the use of the intended recipient only and may 
> contain confidential and/or legally privileged material.  It is your 
> responsibility to check any attachments for viruses and defects before 
> opening or sending them on. Any reproduction, publication, 
> communication, re-transmission, disclosure, dissemination or other use 
> of the information contained in this e-mail by persons or entities 
> other than the intended recipient is prohibited.  The taking of any 
> action in reliance upon this information by persons or entities other 
> than the intended recipient is prohibited.  If you have received this 
> e-mail in error please notify the sender and delete all copies of this 
> transmission together with any attachments.  If you have received this 
> e-mail as part of a valid mailing list and no longer want to receive a 
> message such as this one advise the sender by return e-mail 
> accordingly.  Only e-mail correspondence which includes this footer, 
> has been authorised by DAFF
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
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