Linked by Kroc Camen on Thu 29th Apr 2010 23:04 UTC
Internet Explorer I am almost flabbergasted by the spin and blunt-face upon which this news is delivered. We were just discussing the pot calling the kettle black with Apple / Adobe and now Microsoft have also come out in favour of a closed video format for an open web--IE9's HTML5 video support will allow H264 only. Update Now that the initial shock is over, I've rewritten the article to actually represent news rather than something on Twitter.
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RE[7]: 1-2 Punch
by modmans2ndcoming on Sun 2nd May 2010 17:14 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: 1-2 Punch"
modmans2ndcoming
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It has to be implemented on a Royalty Free Basis... the codec it self does not have to be royalty free, but for implementations involving the web, it has to be.

That means that if it is to be a standard, browser makers and users will not have to pay royalties. MPEG-LA can still push for royalties on content creators and hardware makers.

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