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  • Fifty billion connected devices bring tort, software law cash

    Bloomberg BNA - 02/26/2016

    The product liability challenge embedded in connected devices, which include everything from smart coffee pots and ovens to medical devices and cars, is “the collision between two traditional sets of legal questions,” law professor Andrea Matwyshyn of Northeastern University in Boston told Bloomberg BNA.

    On the one hand we have “relatively established product liability law dealing with physical objects, where we’ve basically created a series of legal protections for consumers to enable them to have a minimum floor of functionality and safety,” she said.

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