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Issue No. 04 - July/August (1991 vol. 8)
ISSN: 0740-7459
pp: 94-95, 101
ABSTRACT
<p>The applicability of product-liability law to software is examined, using a hypothetical case to illustrate the difficulties. Product liability is reviewed, and the issue of whether software is a product is explored. The question of what standard of care to use in judging the developer's conduct is considered. Some guidelines for assessing exposure to liability are provided.</p>
INDEX TERMS
product-liability law; software; legislation; professional aspects
CITATION
"How Liable Are You for Your Software?", IEEE Software, vol. 8, no. , pp. 94-95, 101, July/August 1991, doi:10.1109/MS.1991.10045
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