[LINK] Identity theft virus infects 10,000 computers
Alan L Tyree
alan at austlii.edu.au
Wed Aug 16 12:03:35 EST 2006
On Wed, 16 Aug 2006 11:19:26 +1000
Deus Ex Machina <vicc at cia.com.au> wrote:
> Craig Sanders [cas at taz.net.au] wrote:
> > also, the fact that source code is available to be examined and
> > fixed by the user (or their agent) is (or should be) a significant
> > mitigating factor in any liability claim.
> thats not relavent. who has the time or ability to strutinise code?
> > partially true, but not entirely. the fact that it is private
> > property without implied public access is a mitigating factor. if
> > negligence can be proved, you may still be liable but if you took
> > reasonable precautions to secure any danger on your property then
> > you can not be held responsible.
> there are plenty of commie judges who will rule that whatever
> precautions you took where inadequate because the accident happened.
Commie judges!!!! Wow! (most of them make Ghengis Khan look left wing)
> Link mailing list
> Link at mailman.anu.edu.au
Alan L Tyree http://www2.austlii.edu.au/~alan
Tel: +61 2 4782 2670 Mobile: +61 427 486 206
Fax: +61 2 4782 7092 FWD: 615662
More information about the Link