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      09-27-2018, 07:43 AM   #1
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Handover of Web App

Hi guys,

Once a project concludes and the freelance developer hands me the source code - can i ask him to sign a document to ensure all the code is his work and nothing has been copied which may lead to me getting sued ?

Just hoping for some insight & advise on how to handle this final stage in a project!

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Shouldn't that sort of thing be in your initial contract/statement of requirements?
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Shouldn't that sort of thing be in your initial contract/statement of requirements?
Thanks for the reply

We have a verbal contract via email exchange. He'd be singing something official right before I take delivery.

I'm just curious if a contract goes to that extent of specifically mentioning plagiarism and who the liability sits with?

Another way, is it socially acceptable to to ask a developer to sign a document that opens themselves up to legal issues if their work doesn't hold up?

I'm not a techi but I understand strings of code can be copied and hard to detect until the IP owners come knocking.

Any advice welcome !
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