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SubjectRE: Never ever send Pavel private mail unless you want him to publish it.
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Unlikely.  Email is more akin to the 'informal letter' of the 19th and 20th
century. There is an expectation of privacy.

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stuart MacDonald [mailto:stuartm@connecttech.com]
> Sent: Sunday, March 16, 2003 6:16 PM
> To: Mark Mielke; Vlad@geekizoid.com
> Cc: 'Pavel Machek'; 'kernel list'; vojtech@suse.cz; lm@bitmover.com
> Subject: Re: Never ever send Pavel private mail unless you want him to
> publish it.
>
>
> From: "Mark Mielke" <mark@mark.mielke.cc>
> > Also, the last time I
> > tried to defend maintaining the privacy of an email, I
> lost. There are
> > simply no rules about any of it. The closest would be copyright law,
> > and even then, as long as the email is attributed, it is a
> hard stance
> > to make.
>
> I'm under the impression that postcards do not carry an expectation of
> privacy due to their readability during transmission. I'd expect that
> email would be found to have the similar lack of expectation were it
> to be tested in court.
>
> ..Stu
>
>

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