Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.

InfoWorld: If you're going to help us stop UCITA, you must act now

Jun 23, 1999, 12:07 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ed Foster)

"I'M PLEASED TO REPORT that our e-mail petition opposing the immediate enactment of the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA) garnered more than 1,000 virtual signatures in its first week. They're still coming in..."

"UCITA supporters and opponents agree on one thing: The future of the American software industry is at stake."

"If software companies face no possible legal consequences for their bugs, even ones they know about but choose to hide, how much incentive do they have for producing less-buggy products? That's why UCITA opponents think this is a bad idea..."

"To sign the petition, all you have to do is send an e-mail to ucita@infoworld.com, including your name, city, and -- most importantly -- your state."

Complete story.