Commentary: A Better Vaccine Against Y2 K Lawsuit Fever

It's starting. As the Year 2000 looms, lawsuits over the bug are piling up. Already, some 38 suits over Y2K glitches have been filed in the U.S. And according to GartnerGroup Inc., a technology think tank, 711 More disputes are at the pre-filing stage. Says Jim Wooten, director of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Institute for Legal Reform: "Y2K litigation could virtually shut down companies and cost jobs."

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