Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 21st May 2010 06:49 UTC
Legal Let the spreading of FUD begin! Known patent troll Larry Horn, CEO of MPEG-LA, is clearly feeling the heat - a heat that might set fire to his company's license to print money. After a decade of empty threats towards Theora, the company is apparently putting its it's-impossible-to-create-a-video-codec-that-doesn't-infringe-on-our-stuff attitude into practice once again, by assembling a patent pool to go after VP8. Google, in the meantime, is not impressed.
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RE[5]: What a Joke
by tf123 on Fri 21st May 2010 14:30 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: What a Joke"
tf123
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2010-01-28

what in Fear, Uncertainty, Doubt says Lies? The best FUD always has an element of truth.

YOU beleive that it is a serious competitor to H.264. I do not. I also am fully aware that H.264 will continue be used for a very,v ery long time in innumerable fields not related to the web whether or not VP8 takes a major hold on the internet.

How is saying "a heat that might set fire to his company's license to print money" not saying that mpegla's ability to go forward as a profitable concern may disappear?

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