A recent Newsweek online article looked into the possibility that software companies may soon be subject to product liability lawsuits for flaws in their programs that allow hackers in. A likely defendant in a lawsuit like this would be Microsoft, simply because its software is everywhere. Software makers have traditionally argued that software is not a “product” subject to product liability laws. Experts now expect more significant litigation is on the horizon.
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