Users Seek Options To Bypass Bloomberg Limits On Downloads

DATA CONSUMERS

LONDON--Following Bloomberg's decision a few weeks ago to impose a limit on the amount of data that can be downloaded by European users of Open Bloomberg, disgruntled users are now looking for ways around the issue. The London-based Information Providers User Group (IPUG) is also in the midst of setting up a meeting between the vendor and the user firms it represents.

The uproar centres around Bloomberg's decision to limit downloads to 1,000 fields of one instrument type and 2,000 fields of m