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disclaimer

(networking)
Statement ritually appended to many Usenet postings (sometimes automatically, by the posting software) reiterating the fact (which should be obvious, but is easily forgotten) that the article reflects its author's opinions and not necessarily those of the organisation running the computer through which the article entered the network.
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A disclaimer is essentially a refusal of a gift or bequest.
Disclaiming an interest in an asset, according to IRS rules, results in such an interest never being transferred to the individual making the disclaimer--thus a disclaimer has essentially the same effect as the death of the beneficiary with regard to the interest in the disclaimed asset.
The IRS contested both the validity of the disclaimer and the amount reported as the estate's overall value.
Disclaimers can be employed with respect to gifts, wills, or life insurance proceeds.
In my opinion, the use of the disclaimer will only continue to gain popularity as numerous "sunset provisions" loom over favorable estate planning tax laws that originated from the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001.
Ninja's new disclaimer plug-in delivers functionality to include global and user-based disclaimers for all outbound email for Exchange 2000 and 2003.
He held that the disclaimer "misleads students regarding the significance and value of evolution in the scientific community for the benefit of religious alternatives.
A disclaimer may be effective for federal tax purposes, even if the disclaimer is not effective under local law.
By contrast--but like another contemporary work in this genre, Declaration of Intent (Disclaimer), 1999, by Canadian artist Ron Terada--Young's disclaimers enumerate all that is uncertain about an artwork.
The disclaimer wasn't labeled "design warranty" or "design disclaimer.
Worldwide Computer Products News-28 February 2003-GFI offers its Disclaimer module as freeware(C)1995-2003 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-28 February 2003-GFI offers its Disclaimer module as freeware(C)1994-2003 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.