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NPR station WBUR Boston adds support for free audio standard

"BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- May 14, 2008 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) has marked a milestone in their campaign with the announcement that National Public Radio (NPR) news station WBUR Boston has begun worldwide webcasting in the free audio format Ogg Vorbis..."

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Created by can.axis 9 years 36 weeks ago – Made popular 9 years 35 weeks ago
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Write to WBUR/NPR radio and tell them to stream in a format other than MP3!

MP3 is encumbered with patents which require listeners to buy licensed players or risk facing patent infringement lawsuits. Since WBUR is publicly funded, it seems silly for it to use resources to enrich a private enterprise. Listeners have already payed once to have the content made, so they shouldn't have to pay an extra MP3 tax.

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