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Wikipedia's Assault on Patent Encumbered Codecs

Anonymous Coward writes | more than 4 years ago

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An anonymous reader writes "The Open Video Alliance is launching a campaign today called Let's Get Video on Wikipedia asking people to create and post videos to Wikipedia articles (good, encyclopedia style videos only!). Because all video must be in patent-free codecs (theora for now), this will make Wikipedia by far the most likely site for an average internet user to have a truly free and open video experience. The campaign seeks to "strike a blow for freedom" against a wave of h.264 adoption in otherwise open html5 video implementations."
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I've been waiting for this (1)

skaterperson (875923) | more than 4 years ago | (#31511546)

Youtube is the new gatekeeper and shares all your info for money... this is awesome...
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