Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 26th Apr 2011 11:48 UTC, submitted by Elv13
Multimedia, AV And the fight continues. Only a few months after the desperate move by the MPEG-LA to get anyone - anyone - to submit patents to a possible WebM patent pool, Google and the WebM community have struck back. A whole slew of major companies have formed the WebM Community Cross-License initiative, basically a sort-of Open Invention Network for WebM.
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RE: GoogleWebM Community
by Thom_Holwerda on Tue 26th Apr 2011 16:37 UTC in reply to "GoogleWebM Community"
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A whole slew of major companies didn't:

Adobe
Apple
HTC
Intel
Microsoft
Nokia
Oracle
Sony


Sony and HTC ship Android (which supports WebM), and as such, they would be suing themselves if they would join the MPEG-LA. Adobe has committed itself to supporting VP8 in Flash, so they, too, won't be partaking in MPEG-LA's shenanigans.

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