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Monty - Wait, dude, what?
Monty of Xiph reacts to MPEG-LA surrending its patent FUD against VP8 and Google.
Steve_Jobs  MPEG-LA  Google  VP8  Patent  Software  FUD 
april 2013 by hugoroy
Web Video Rivalry Sparks U.S. Probe
The threat of future lawsuits has helped persuade some companies to forsake VP8. Apple's chief executive, Steve Jobs, explained in an email to the Free Software Foundation Europe last year that a patent pool was assembled to "go after" a previous open-source format.

"All video codecs are covered by patents," Mr. Jobs wrote. "Unfortunately, just because something is open-source, it doesn't mean or guarantee that it doesn't infringe on others patents."
Steve_Jobs  me  WebM  VP8  anti-trust  MPEG-LA 
october 2011 by hugoroy

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