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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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H1 suggests that the warning message will impact perceptions of product safety, while H2 suggests that the disclaimer will impact perceptions of product efficacy.
Secondly, the insured will have to commence a second independent lawsuit to challenge the insurance company's disclaimer.
He ruled the teaching of intelligent design unconstitutional and the disclaimer read to biology students illegal.
District Judge Clarence Cooper concurred, concluding in 2005 that the stickers have "already sent a message that the school board agrees with the beliefs of Christian fundamentalists and creationists." He held that the disclaimer "misleads students regarding the significance and value of evolution in the scientific community for the benefit of religious alternatives."
On the company's insertion order, the disclaimer originally read as such:
In light of the foregoing erosion of the formerly formidable "at will" employment doctrine, many employers include a disclaimer in the company handbook.
"Howard should put a disclaimer at the beginning of the film noting that this is fiction, not fact."
In a disclaimer to the accounts, auditors Deloitte say the directors' failure to comply mean a "true and fair" view of the finances of PVH at December 31, 2004, had not been given.
A disclaimer warns against manufacturing any of these devices for commercial purposes; they are for private use only.
A disclaimer (or renunciation) is an unqualified refusal by a potential beneficiary to accept benefits given through a testamentary or lifetime transfer of property.
Once that was done, he ordered more than 1,000 campaign signs bearing a similar message as that on the original four, but with an important addendum: the disclaimer "Paid for and prepared by the Hutch for Sheriff volunteer committee."
Addressing a rally here on Sunday, Fadnavis said "TV serials begin with the disclaimer 'All characters in this story are imaginary'.