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[4]: Here we go again
by Thom_Holwerda on Tue 26th Mar 2013 13:23 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Here we go again"
Thom_Holwerda
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Unfortunately Trolling on here also includes having a different opinion.


Having a different opinion is fine. People have different opinions here all the time.

What's blatantly obvious to anyone reading this particular thread is that the first few comments posted offered absolutely ZERO insight, ZERO arguments as to why the article was supposedly wrong or flawed, something that can easily be classified as trolling - and people picked up on that, and voted accordingly.

You at least properly partake in the debate, with arguments. The downvoted commenters did not.

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