product liability (was 'we should all be uncomfortable with the extent to which luck..')

Dave Stewart dbs at
Wed Jul 25 20:32:11 UTC 2001

At 04:14 PM 7/25/2001, Dan Hollis wrote:
>Microsoft is advertising "high security padlocks", but is instead selling
>locks that dont work at all.

I actually talked to an intellectual property attorney about this today... 
just in passing, but his remark was

"Microsoft is not responsible for someone else committing criminal 
acts.  If you leave your house unlocked, that doesn't mean it is NOT 
breaking and entering if someone comes in and steals things."

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