Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 6th May 2010 13:52 UTC, submitted by Jupiter
Legal While Eugenia has already detailed just how intricate and impressive the MPEG-LA's efforts have been to basically set up the foundations that would allow them to sue just about everyone - their vague and unclear licenses are used in everything from DVD players to digital camcorders, and as such, it's hard to avoid them. Many others claim that the MPEG-LA won't ever go rogue (or this, take your pick). I think those people will be interested to know that one of the MPEG-LA's subsidiaries, a cut-and-clear patent troll, has launched several patent infringement suits earlier this year. This patent troll's CEO? Larry Horn - yes, the same Larry Horn who's also CEO of the MPEG-LA.
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RE: Comment by koki
by darknexus on Thu 6th May 2010 21:07 UTC in reply to "Comment by koki"
darknexus
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Thing about Stallman, I used to think he was crazy. Of late though, seeing the crap these big patent trolls and corporate types keep pulling, I'm wondering if maybe he's not quite as crazy as I thought.

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