Re: New MP3 License Terms Demand $0.75 Per Decoder
New MP3 License Terms Demand $0.75 Per Decoder
*Posted by chrisd on Tuesday August 27, @03:27PM*
*from the good-thing-ogg-is-up-to-speed dept.*
Götz writes "The licensing terms of Thomson and the Fraunhofer
Gesellschaft, who are the owners of the mp3 patents, have changed.
Now not only mp3 encoders but also mp3 decoders require a license.
This page lists the fees -- it's $0.75 per decoder. As a
consequence, Red Hat has already removed all mp3 players from the
Rawhide development version."
I wonder whether it's time to cease all mp3 players from Debian as well.
Computers are not intelligent. They only think they are.
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