Sourceforge has launched the voting phase for its Community Choice Awards, and chances are good that P2P applications like Azureus / Vuze and Emule will attract quite a few votes. In fact, the open source hosting provider even has a special category entirely dedicated to file sharing and similar controversial applications: Most Likely to Get Users Sued features, among others, the file swapping clients Azureus / Vuze, DC++, Emule and Shareaza.

But P2P isn't just honored for attracting lawsuits. Azureus / Vuze is also part of the category "Most Likely to Be the Next $1B Acquisition", whereas Emule is also part of "Most Likely to Be Accused of Patent Violation".

P2P has always played a big role on Sourceforge. Emule and Azureus have been at the top of the Sourceforge download charts for a long time, and both applications also won at last year's community awards. Emule was honored as "best new project" in 2007, whereas Azureus received award for being "the project most likely to accept your patches and value your input".

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