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Excerpt: While the USA is plenty stupid and litigious sometimes, the EU has recently come up with one of the most destructive ideas ever: In short, they're saying "Let's explicitly legislate that software developers are liable for security lapses." Yes, possibly even for FOSS (open source software). Now this might sound like a really good idea to a non-programmer — but it's just not. And for further entertainment, let's say they do exempt FOSS. That would only stifle non-opensource developers and put them at a ridiculous disadvantage. I think the dual model performs well collectively — both FOSS, and…

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