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Re: [News] FSF Pressures Google for Free/Libre YouTube

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____/ Peter KÃhlmann on Tuesday 23 Feb 2010 09:15 : \____

> Tattoo Vampire wrote:
>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>>| Google could solve his problem in a flash,
>>>| the Free Software Foundation says. Just
>>>| switch from supporting Flash to the VP8
>>>| codec recently acquired with ON
>>>| Technologies on YouTube.
>>> `----
>> They should mind their own business. Who are they to tell Google how to
>> run their company?
> It is not unreasonable, though. Since google has aquired VP8, they could
> use it against codecs which need license fees.
> Using VP8 instead H.264 by google would put an end to attemps by apple and
> other goons to subvert internet media for their own advantage

The FSF lets Google see that there is demand for the feature. A lot of
reporters have covered the FSF's plea, which spawned heaps of feedback.

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