Disclaimer doesn't absolve you of all the responsibilities.We come across disclaimers on websites, movies, web series, and other places. Disclaimer as per dictionary means a denial or disavowal of legal action.
Now in the case of websites we see a disclaimer that they are not responsible in case you rely upon the contents published on the site. They float a disclaimer that the opinion and views expressed are solely of the individual author and the website shall not be held responsible in case of any loss or hurt while relying on the contents/statement/advice/opinion, etc.
In the case of movies and web series too, they float a disclaimer and deny all the legal claims if any that may arise in the future.
They state that any person living or dead or anything similar to a living person is just a coincidence and they must not be held responsible for any loss of reputation or any kind of loss due to the content they are presenting.
If the Websites, Producers, Company who are presenting such content to the public in general and are thereby spreading a form of information or entertainment which will affect the masses in general and also, in turn, benefit them. They will be earning from these contents but when it comes to taking responsibility in case of something negative they take the help of a disclaimer.
When one produces a movie or web series, then a lot of research is also done even before the same takes the final form. They pick up stories from some popular incidents or crime or personal lives of people and then deliberately make changes as well as distort facts in the name of creative liberty.
Now after the content or movie comes out in public and if there is an objection to it then they cry that unnecessary issues are created and their creative liberty is getting restricted.
How can they shy away from responsibility just by floating a statement and do anything in its cover? If you are benefitting from it then you should also be responsible for it.
Disclaimer is nothing but a means to shy away from responsibility and cries foul when caught red-handed. The cause-and-effect relationship is universal and one cannot shy away from it in form of a disclaimer.
What opinion members have to this term "Disclaimer"?