Is this the end for Westlaw and LexisNexis?

The big news from the U.S is that an "internet activist" well know for making public documents available...well publically is taking on the likes on Westlaw and LexisNexis.

Carl Malamud already has his site up and running and is steadily loading material. Unsurpisingly this development has caught the eye of a lot of bloggers including:

It will be interesting to see what happens with this. Unsurprisingly there have been a few comments on this subject with "supporters" for LexisNexis and Westlaw saying that they provide value added material in addition to the Court or Case Report itself e.g. judicial history and case comments.