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When it comes to software vendors and products, the nature of the legal market is shifting dramatically. Dozens of software vendors have been acquired or gone out of business in the last decade. This trend towards acquisitions has extended to major players who have been in business for many years. Even when vendors remain in business, often they are discontinuing products and changing terms of service.