No free lunch for software after all

Anne F Rutkowski, Michiel van Genugten, L. Hatton

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Software's lack of reproduction costs provides benefits to not just legitimate developers but also people who want to use software for criminal purposes. The software community must address this issue or risk disenfranchising the users on whom the software industry depends.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)13-15
JournalIEEE Software
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2017


  • software development
  • computer bugs
  • law
  • computer crime
  • software engineering
  • general data protection regulation


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