A U.K. company behind digital addressing system What3Words has sent a legal threat to a security researcher for offering to share an open-source software project with other researchers, which What3Words claims violate its copyright.
In my honest opinion, I feel that this is pretty sad. A larger company using its power to force an open-source competitor down. Now, I must admit, I may be a little biased because I am an advocate for Open-source but this is still pretty serious. I'm guessing that the security researcher isn't associat