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[6]: Dude, WTF? Really?
by lucas_maximus on Tue 26th Mar 2013 21:19 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Dude, WTF? Really?"
lucas_maximus
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2009-08-18

Well we will never know then.

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RE[7]: Dude, WTF? Really?
by Radio on Wed 27th Mar 2013 07:20 in reply to "RE[6]: Dude, WTF? Really?"
Radio Member since:
2009-06-20

Google have continued to say that they didn't infringe and the MPEG-LA are staying silent on the matter
Well we will never know then.

I rest my case.

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