ComputerWorld: CIOs join fight to kill Ucita
Mar 04, 2000, 00:57 (0 Talkback[s])
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"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."