Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 6th May 2010 13:52 UTC, submitted by Jupiter
Legal While Eugenia has already detailed just how intricate and impressive the MPEG-LA's efforts have been to basically set up the foundations that would allow them to sue just about everyone - their vague and unclear licenses are used in everything from DVD players to digital camcorders, and as such, it's hard to avoid them. Many others claim that the MPEG-LA won't ever go rogue (or this, take your pick). I think those people will be interested to know that one of the MPEG-LA's subsidiaries, a cut-and-clear patent troll, has launched several patent infringement suits earlier this year. This patent troll's CEO? Larry Horn - yes, the same Larry Horn who's also CEO of the MPEG-LA.
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RE: Comment by koki
by ShadesFox on Fri 7th May 2010 00:04 UTC in reply to "Comment by koki"
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You can think Stallman crazy all you want, but when I look at who is on the other side of Stallman... I think I would rather stand with him.

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RE[2]: Comment by koki
by koki on Fri 7th May 2010 00:13 in reply to "RE: Comment by koki"
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You can think Stallman crazy all you want...

I did not say Stallman was crazy. I wanted to point out how the last paragraph from Thom resembled a bit Stallman's radical discourse.

I do know that Thom is not a radical, though; in fact, he seems to be a rather practical person, who uses Windows 7 to watch his favorite Hollywood shows.

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