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vBulletin vs. Xenforo = Lawsuit

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Sledgstone

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http://www.vbulletin.com/forum/showthread.php?363883-Internet-Brands-claims-against-Xenforo

http://xenforo.com/community/threads/internet-brands-claims-against-xenforo.4727/

Internet Brands, the parent company of vBulletin has filed a lawsuit against Xenforo because XF is developed by former vBulletin head developers and are directly competing with their product. Apparently there maybe contractual breaches from the developers former employment with IB. Of course, customers of vBulletin that were pissed off at vB/IB before are even more pissed off because of this lawsuit. The discussions in the private customer forum at vbulletin.com are only available to licensed owners so its pointless to post a link to it, but there are alot of aggravated customers complaining. Who will win the lawsuit? What software platform will become king in the future? And what about Invisionboard who is lurking in the shadows waiting to pounce on the weakened victor? The forum drama continues... :P


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