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Perspective: manufacturers should be liable when computer bugs leave consumers in the lurch

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  • David Banisar

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Auto makers are responsible for the safety and reliability of their cars. So why shouldn't software makers be held responsible for buggy computer programs?

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  • David Banisar, 2002. "Perspective: manufacturers should be liable when computer bugs leave consumers in the lurch," Regional Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, issue Q 3, pages 2-4.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedbrr:y:2002:i:q3:p:2-4:n:v.12no.3
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    Computers ; Consumer protection;

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