Nato warns of strike against cyber attackers

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Thu Jun 10 10:55:19 CDT 2010


On Jun 9, 2010, at 11:05 PM, JC Dill wrote:

> Owen DeLong wrote:
>> 
>> Software has been out of control for a long time and I hope that the gov't will start by ruling the "not responsible for our negligence or the damage it causes" clauses of software licenses invalid.
> 
> The beauty of my "attractive nuisance" argument is that the EULA doesn't shield Microsoft from the damage their software causes to a 3rd party such as the ISP who has to deal with the botnet infections of their customers. 
> jc
> 

Yep... Much the same as my suggestion merely involves applying the same product liability standards as
every other industry faces to software.

Owen





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