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USDOJ opens anti-trust investigation of MPEG-LA

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The Wall Street Journal reports MPEG-LA's statement to try to prevent Google's VP8 codec from spreading is the reason of the interest of the US Department of Justice.

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Mozilla Avoids MPEG-LA’s Latest Poison Pill and Rejects Patents Just Like Samba Does

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Mozilla maintains its anti-patents stance and Red Hat could take a lesson from Mozilla

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As Promised, Google Delivers GPL Compatibility and GNU/Linux Starts Embedding VP8/WebM Support

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Why the next version of your Web browser, media player or GNU/Linux distribution will probably contain VP8/WebM code; Apple and MPEG-LA continue to be the main barriers to VP8/WebM adoption

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Mozilla Says It’s Totally Fine to Ship VP8/WebM, or They Wouldn’t Ship It

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Mozilla is not afraid of MPEG-LA and it will calmly support Google's new codec; perhaps so should everyone else

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Alexandre Oliva Explains Why the Patent Troll Larry Horn (MPEG Cartel) is Bluffing

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One possible explanation of why preparatory statements are intended to just cause fear and uncertainty MR. Alexandre Oliva writes: "here's how I know MPEG-LA is bluffing with its FUD against WebM"

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Why Our Civilization's Video Art and Culture is Threatened by the MPEG-LA

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We've all heard how the h.264 is rolled over on patents and royalties. Even with these facts, I kept supporting the best-performing "delivery" codec in the market, which is h.264. "Let the best win", I kept thinking. But it wasn't until very recently when I was made aware that the problem is way deeper. No, my friends.

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