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

Adam McKenna adam-nanog at
Wed Jul 25 21:05:20 UTC 2001

On Wed, Jul 25, 2001 at 01:59:38PM -0700, Dan Hollis wrote:
> So what point *does* microsoft become negligently liable? Never?
> Ask your attorney friend if he can think of *ANY* situation where m$ could
> be found negligent.
> Microsoft is giving a *great* sales pitch about reliability, stability,
> security, etc. but simply not delivering what they are advertising. This
> game of deceit is costing consumers billions.

M$'s click/shrinkwrap licenses, as far as I can remember, discliam liability 
for any and all security problems.  (And a lot of other stuff too.)


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