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The Longest Email Disclaimer of All Time

I got this email today from someone I’ve done business with.  I’ve removed all identifying information, changing the real company’s name to “company.”  If you have a long email disclaimer, ask yourself, why?  And please read Seth Godin’s Email Checklist.

This e-mail is confidential.  If you are not the intended recipient, you must not disclose or use the information contained in it.  If you have received this e-mail in error, please tell us immediately by return e-mail to [email protected] and delete the document.

E-mails containing unprofessional, discourteous or offensive remarks violate Company policy. You may report employee violations by forwarding the message to [email protected]

No recipient may use the information in this e-mail in violation of any civil or criminal statute. Company disclaims all liability for any unauthorized uses of this e-mail or its contents.

This e-mail constitutes neither an offer nor an acceptance of any offer. No contract may be entered into by a Company employee without express approval from an authorized Company manager.

Warning: Computer viruses can be transmitted via e-mail. Company accepts no liability or responsibility for any damage caused by any virus transmitted with this e-mail.

Why?