Y2K Lawsuits

NPR's Larry Abramson reports on a compromise reached between the White House and Congress over a bill that would minimize liability suits related to the Y2K computer problem. The compromise leglislation allows companies 90 days to fix a Y2K related bug once its been discovered. Plaintiffs involved in any suit will have to prove in court that they did suffer actual losses due to the bug.



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