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Unformatted text preview: Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act o Makes unfair warranties illegal o Allows people to sue for attorney fees in warranty suits Software warranties o They cannot be held responsible for anything that happens due to the use of the project. o Can these claims be held up in court? o White water cannot avoid being sued for injuries at the park. Court decisions are divided o Morton vs. Timberline Software Bidding software for construction jobs. Morton lost almost 2 million dollars for submitting the wrong big according to a software error. o Cons of companies being help responsible Insurance is expensive. The little guy get hit hard o Pros of companies being held responsible Discussion: Should software companies be held liable? Wiki-Leaks o Bradly Manning Serving in Afganistan on intelligence Walked out of a secure area with a CD full of data labeled Lady Gaga Final Thursday 12/16 8:00am...
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This note was uploaded on 02/08/2011 for the course CS 4001 taught by Professor Eg during the Fall '08 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.
- Fall '08