☞ Google Fixes WebM Licence

I’m delighted to say that Google has responded and fixed the licence for WebM so that they don’t need to submit it to OSI any more – they are now just using a BSD licence with a separate patent grant. Read more over on my ComputerWorldUK blog.

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  1. Tried to leave this message on your other blog but it thought it was spam and kept rejecting it.

    Doing a little research for the upcoming tiff between MpegLA (H.264) vs. Google WebM and found the following on the MpegLA site:

    Want to Form a Pool? Have an idea for the next great patent pool? We want to hear from you. We are developing new pools with the following industries:
    Chemical
    Consumer Electronics
    eCommerce
    Education
    Energy
    Environment
    Healthcare and Biotechnology
    Manufacturing and Materials
    Transportation
    Wireless Technology

    http://www.mpegla.com/main/Pages/FormPool.aspx

    • Ugh, that’s gruesome – the last thing we need is mission creep for MPEG-LA…

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