Posted Sep 6, 2007 2:55 UTC (Thu) by ncm
Parent article: Software liability laws: a dangerous solution
The notion that using free software would lower insurance premiums is not just inconceivable, it's dangerous nonsense. The insurance industry is pathologically averse to offering any sort of discount for safe behavior, and charging extra for unsafe behavior drives away exactly the customers they most depend upon.
Bruce Scheier is often right, but not about this.
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