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Submission + - Should developers be sued for security holes?->

An anonymous reader writes: A Cambridge academic is arguing for regulations that allow software users to sue developers when sloppy coding leaves holes for malware infection. European officials have considered introducing such a law but no binding regulations have been passed. Not everyone agrees that it's a good idea — Microsoft has previously argued against such a move by analogy, claiming a burglary victim wouldn't expect to be able to sue the manufacturer of the door or a window in their home.
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Should developers be sued for security holes?

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They are called computers simply because computation is the only significant job that has so far been given to them.

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