File Format Brouhaha Pits FOSS Against Proprietary

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How legally defensible are proprietary data formats? That’s the question asked in this fascinating piece from Nature. The story reports on a lawsuit brought against George Mason University (GMU) by Thomson Reuters. Thomson is seeking $10 million in damages annually from GMU, according to the report, and open source software and file formats are at the heart of the conflict.

Link: ostatic.com

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  • Free Software