Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 1st Mar 2010 21:59 UTC
Multimedia, AV "A lot of commercial software comes with H.264 encoders and decoders, and some computers arrive with this software preinstalled. This leads a lot of people to believe that they can legally view and create H.264 videos for whatever purpose they like. Unfortunately for them, it ain't so."
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PhD of what?
by Soulbender on Tue 2nd Mar 2010 04:34 UTC
Soulbender
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2005-08-18

If you send a video to a friend who uses a licensed decoder, and they watch it, you’ve caused them to violate their own software license, so they can be sued too.


And then they will die 7 days later....
Seriously though, that's not how the law works. Well, at least not in most countries.

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