Giving away software for free (freeware) has become increasingly popular with many companies over the last decade. This update summarizes the issue of liability for freeware pursuant to Swiss law, focusing on liability for damage to other software, hardware, data loss and other damage resulting from its use.
Including: Legal Protection of Computer Software; Computer Crimes; Data Protection
Internet users are concerned about the security of data transmissions. To address this concern, cryptographic techniques have been developed and the law regarding signatures is being moderized.