Date of this Version

November 1997

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Details

Forder, Jay and Quirk, Patrick. “Email liability: postcards from the edge", CCH Law and Technology, Issue 2, Nov 1997.pp. 1-3.

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[Extract] Is an e-mail as private as a phone call or as public as a postcard? What are the legal implications of the wide use of this medium in the coming age of telecommuting?

For various reasons when one compares "snail" mail with "e-mail", the latter seems far more dangerous.



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