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Thomson Reuters sues University for reverse engineering

http://www.courthousenews.com/2008/09/17/Reuters_Says_George_Mason_University_Is_Handing_Out_Its_Proprietary_Software.htm
Demand for $10 million and injunction to stop distribution of new open-source format software by George Mason University.  Reuters claim violation of its licence agreement.  As the wave of the announcement washes over the net there is heated debate breaking out.  There is a mass of bloggers analysing the legal arguments whilst open-source supporters are threatening boycotts of EndNote (the proprietary software involved in the case).  This is a story that we are going to hear a lot about in the future!  We will keep you posted.