Anti-agreement to your agreement

    Everyone probably saw the paragraphs (“agreements”), mechanically added by corporations to the end of outgoing letters, trying to create the impression that you owe something to the sender (do not disclose information, delete this letter, immediately contact the author, and the like) in in one case or another: “This Email and the information contained in it and in any attachments are confidential and may be privileged. If you have received this Email in error please notify ... ”

    These paragraphs have no legal effect, since it is impossible to enter into the contract only for one contracting party. Website for a fight against all imposed EULA by ridiculing them and sending out counterbalanced agreements that emphasize the absurdity of such a practice. Complementing the text of such an anti-agreement from the aforementioned site, I got my own, which I share.

    READ CAREFULLY. By accepting this material you agree to release me from all obligations and waivers arising from any and all NON-NEGOTIATED agreements, licenses, terms-of-service, shrinkwrap, clickwrap, browserwrap, confidentiality, non-disclosure, non-compete and acceptable use policies ("BOGUS AGREEMENTS") that I have entered into with your employer, its partners, licensors, agents and assigns, in perpetuity, without prejudice to my ongoing rights and privileges. You further represent that you have the authority to release me from any BOGUS AGREEMENTS on behalf of your employer.

    This shall include (but not be limited to) treatment of any e-mail communications I receive, which become my sole and inalienable property, so that disposition thereof is governed exclusively by legislation of the Republic of Latvia and by my own code of ethics, irrespective of anything which may have made you believe otherwise, including my perceived acceptance of a BOGUS AGREEMENT you may have enclosed in your correspondence.

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