Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 10th Mar 2013 13:07 UTC
Multimedia, AV A few days ago, Google and the MPEG-LA announced that they had come to an agreement under which Google received a license for techniques in VP8 that may infringe upon MPEG-LA patents (note the 'if any'). Only a few days later, we learn the real reason behind Google and the MPEG-LA striking a deal, thanks to The H Open, making it clear that the MPEG-LA has lost. Big time. Update: Chris Montgomery: "The wording suggests Google paid some money to grease this along, and the agreement wording is interesting [and instructive] but make no mistake: Google won. Full stop."
Permalink for comment 554954
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE[2]: Wrong link?
by Alfman on Sun 10th Mar 2013 14:56 UTC in reply to "RE: Wrong link?"
Member since:

To be honest, I'm a bit confused as to what the new evidence is that caused you to write this article and say that MPEG LA bluffed.

We didn't uncover the (edit: details of the) arrangement between google and the MPEG LA, so what did they bluff on? I'm confused.

Edited 2013-03-10 14:57 UTC

Reply Parent Score: 1