Brussels / 3 & 4 February 2024


PLD: When software causes harm – who pays and why?

The new EU Product Liability Directive (PLD) is set to create the most significant change to software liability ever witnessed by re-defining software as a “product.” This lightning talk will introduce and compare two liability frameworks: fault-based negligence (which has always applied to software actors) and no-fault liability for defective products (which has never before applied to software actors, but soon will).


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