There is no “software supply chain”

September 19, 2022


Interesting takes on the software supply chain.

In HN a comment is very interesting:

This will sound pretty harsh, but if your company chooses to use open source code that does not have capable, paid, full time professionals reviewing it for security and quality, then your company is signing up for that responsibility. If you make no reasonable attempt at vetting your supply chain and harm comes to users as a result, then IMO you should be liable for negligence just like a restaurant serving food with poisonous ingredients. Broadly normalized negligence is still negligence.

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