Should we update our CodecBuddy wikipage with information concerning the patent enforcement occuring at CeBIT?

seth vidal skvidal at
Fri Mar 7 20:06:31 UTC 2008

On Fri, 2008-03-07 at 11:01 -0900, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> So as seen in fedora planet posts, engadget has a series of articles
> now concerning mp3/mp4 patent enforcement activities at CeBIT in
> Germany.  I think archiving a summary of these events and making them
> a part of our standard messaging concerning our software patent policy
> would be worthwhile.  Too many people assume that the software patent
> issue is a US-specific issue, when its much more complicated than
> that.  Being able to point individuals to enforcement activities
> outside the US would help re-enforce our concern about software
> patents as global issue.

+1. Letting more people know that the mp3 patent issues are real and
that lo' and behold we were right all along would be good.


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