Codeina and how to proceed

Bill Nottingham notting at
Mon Mar 24 17:06:17 UTC 2008

> Honest question: has anyone who actually ran or distributed mp3
> decoders implemented in (otherwise-)Free Software ever been stopped
> from doing so in countries where the patent encumbrances of mp3 apply?
> Or have most just been scared of even trying?

Does it really matter? There have been shutdowns due to patent licensing
on MP3 in the past month - why poke the bear with something obvious.


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