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Law Edit

Under California law, a release is the

abandonment, relinquishment or giving up of a right or claim to the person against whom it might have been demanded or enforced . . . and its effect is to extinguish the cause of action.[1]

"In general, a written release extinguishes any obligation covered by the release's terms, provided it has not been obtained by fraud, deception, misrepresentation, duress, or undue influence."[2]

Security Edit

A release is

Software Edit

A release is

[a] new release of commercial software to correct errors, resolve incompatibilities, or improve performance.[5]

References Edit

  1. Pellett v. Sonotone Corp., 26 Cal.2d 705, 160 P.2d 783, 787 (1945) (full-text); see also Cal. Civ. Code §1541.
  2. Skrbina v. Fleming Cos., 45 Cal.App.4th 1353, 53 Cal. Rptr.2d 481, 489 (1996) (full-text).
  3. Intelligence Community Standard 700-01, at 20.
  4. ODNI Pre-publication Review Policy for the Office of Director of National Intelligence, at 2.
  5. A Guide for Acquiring Systems Integration Services, Glossary of Terms.

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