AT&T warns Apple and others of MPEG-4 patent infringement

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 RTV71 used our news submit                      to  tell us AT&T has begun a program to notify unlicensed  users of a variety of their video compression technologies. So far, AT&T...
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So the lawyers get rich and we pay. What’s new?

I’m a bit worried that things will have to get a lot worse before it gets better…

I remember a few years back IBM tried to sue some independent pc manufacturers for breaching the IBM patent on pc compatibles. They wanted a fee paid for every pc manufactured. I don’t think they succeeded.

There is a chance that mpeg4 would give way to AVC before it reaches the mass, should take up rates persists like current.

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