Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 10th Mar 2013 13:07 UTC
Multimedia, AV A few days ago, Google and the MPEG-LA announced that they had come to an agreement under which Google received a license for techniques in VP8 that may infringe upon MPEG-LA patents (note the 'if any'). Only a few days later, we learn the real reason behind Google and the MPEG-LA striking a deal, thanks to The H Open, making it clear that the MPEG-LA has lost. Big time. Update: Chris Montgomery: "The wording suggests Google paid some money to grease this along, and the agreement wording is interesting [and instructive] but make no mistake: Google won. Full stop."
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RE[6]: Why?
by bowkota on Sun 10th Mar 2013 16:05 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Why?"
bowkota
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2011-10-12

They knew perfectly well that they were stealing, they even admitted it in their emails.

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RE[7]: Why?
by JAlexoid on Mon 11th Mar 2013 03:33 in reply to "RE[6]: Why?"
JAlexoid Member since:
2009-05-19

They knew perfectly well that they were stealing, they even admitted it in their emails.



Seriously? What did they steal? Code from Apache Harmony?
Your lack of knowledge does not give you permission to make outrageous statements.

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