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ComputerWorld: CIOs join fight to kill Ucita

Mar 04, 2000, 00:57 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Patrick Thibodeau)

"John Rudin, CIO at Reynolds Metals Co. in Richmond, Va., is in the vanguard of a high-stakes political battle against a controversial law that's pitting users against software vendors, the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA)."

"...Rudin helped organize many of Virginia's major employers into a lobbying counterattack, winning two important legislative concessions: Implementation of UCITA will be delayed until July 2001, after a study committee, made up in part of user companies and vendors, reviews the law."

"Rudin said he hopes Virginia's study committee will 'make sure (UCITA) is a broad-based law that is fair to both parties' and bring a series of amendments to Virginia's legislature."

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