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  • Jan 12th, 2011 @ 7:32pm

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    The complexity comes in others (namely MPEG-LA shareholders) saying they dont want to implement WebM in their software/hardware/browsers because it violates MPEG-LA's IP.

    So Microsoft wont implement WebM in IE, and Google wont implement H.264 in Chrome.

    Where does that leave us, the end users, and the Internet in general?

  • Nov 24th, 2010 @ 7:36pm

    Re: No, Mike as usual you are wrong from the start..

    So what are you saying, if SOME things can possibly get through the system, we might as well scrap the system alltogether, and let everything through.. Good one Mike !!!

    No, what he is saying is that there are much more clear and present risks in our lives that we, if we were to be a bit more clinical, should focus our money, effort and fear on.

    We should spend money (inconvenience and privacy violation should have value, too) in proportion to the *actual* risk.