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Disclaimer and Confidentiality Notice

January 15, 2010

I read certain lists populated largely by corporate programmers whose communications are automagically postfixed by the corporate email system with wordy disclaimers and confidentiality notices, whether such is appropriate or not to the email transaction of the moment.

In a desperate attempt to camouflage my non-membership and unemployability in such environments, I have been forced to adopt my own disclaimer ...

Disclaimer & Confidentiality Notice: This e-mail, and any attachments and/or documents linked to this email, are intended to express disdain for the anal retentiveness of the brontosaurus-like walnut-brained megacorps full of PHB's who stay awake nights finding make-work for their technical cadres. All confidential, proprietary, or useless information in this communication is utterly unprotected by law once intentionally posted to a newsgroup or public mailing list. Dissemination, distribution, and copying is de facto unavoidable. This notice serves as a reminder that corporate management around the world collectively has its figurative head up its figurative butt, which is why the world is in a business crisis. If you have received this communication in error, you're probably no wiser for having read it than would be the party for whom it was intended, who likely would have deleted it unread.

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