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Google admits its VP8/WebM codec infringes MPEG H.264 patents

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Google has admitted that its WebM video code (which they released as a free and open alternative to H.264) infringes on existing patents, meaning they will have to start paying licensing fees, and WebM is therefore by definition neither “free” nor “open.”

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