Typlan's Suit Seeks To Leverage Reuters' Vulnerability In US

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NEW YORK--All-Media Typlan's filing of a lawsuit against Reuters Ltd. and Reuters America in New York appears to be attempting to exploit Reuters' vulnerability in the US amidst its investigation by a grand jury for alleged illegal procurement of data from Bloomberg (IMD, Feb. 9).

Typlan is a Swiss news-management software supplier with little presence in the US; Reuters America is a relatively limited user of Typlan's software in its news operations in New York.

The lawsuit, which was filed t