Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 25th Mar 2013 21:09 UTC
Legal Late last week, Nokia dropped what many consider to be a bomb on the WebM project: a list of patents that VP8 supposedly infringes in the form of an IETF IPR declaration. The list has made the rounds around the web, often reported as proof that VP8 infringes upon Nokia's patents. All this stuff rang a bell. Haven't we been here before? Yup, we have, with another open source codec called Opus. Qualcomm and Huawei made the same claims as Nokia did, but they turned out to be complete bogus. As it turns out, this is standard practice in the dirty business of the patent licensing industry.
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RE[2]: Nokia's patents
by bowkota on Mon 25th Mar 2013 22:54 UTC in reply to "RE: Nokia's patents"
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My favourite recently was the Google coming to a deal with MPEG-LA ... and somehow Thom thought it was a win for Google.

Everyone is entitled to their opinion but he shouldn't be judging people like Mueller when he (along with Groklaw, yes the site that is consistently bias towards Google, among other things, is at the other end of the spectrum.

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