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[libreplanet-discuss] Google's WebM license incompatible with FLOSS?

From: Michał 'rysiek' Woźniak
Subject: [libreplanet-discuss] Google's WebM license incompatible with FLOSS?
Date: Fri, 24 May 2013 21:39:37 +0200
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Hi there,

well, that's "unexpected":

"When Google announced that it was signing a patent agreement with the MPEG LA
 patent pool, the company said that it would ensure that a licence agreement
 for third parties using WebM/VP8 would be put in place that would let them
 make use of the protection within the agreement. After the publication of a
 draft of the cross-licence agreement, Simon Phipps, open source advocate, has
 voiced doubts about the agreement saying it "closes the door on software

Michał "rysiek" Woźniak

Fundacja Wolnego i Otwartego Oprogramowania

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