SFLC: Software Defects are Life or Death Issue

Software Freedom Law Center has announced a paper on the dangers of closed-source medical devices. “…The SFLC’s paper proposes a new solution to the software liability nightmare confronting the medical device field: requiring manufacturers of IMDs to make source code auditable. Research indicates that software transparency would make the devices less vulnerable to malicious hackers and security breaches and the public less vulnerable to negligence by the corporations that sell them…”

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