Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 26th Apr 2011 11:48 UTC, submitted by Elv13
Multimedia, AV And the fight continues. Only a few months after the desperate move by the MPEG-LA to get anyone - anyone - to submit patents to a possible WebM patent pool, Google and the WebM community have struck back. A whole slew of major companies have formed the WebM Community Cross-License initiative, basically a sort-of Open Invention Network for WebM.
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RE[2]: FFMPEG LA is safe
by Adurbe on Tue 26th Apr 2011 23:10 UTC in reply to "RE: FFMPEG LA is safe"
Adurbe
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2005-07-06

his point is correct (if i read it correctly) as many of the codecs are white-room implementations of patented codecs.

if sue one, why not the other (and many linux distros which include in in their products)

edit: yes, i know, money...

Edited 2011-04-26 23:10 UTC

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