[Ffmpeg-devel] *****SPAM(5.1)***** DTS Patent (EP864146)

Luca Barbato lu_zero
Wed Apr 13 02:13:01 CEST 2005

mkhodor6 at yahoo.com wrote:
> DTS first filed their patent in December 1995, which is after a lot of 
> prior art like AC3 and MPEG already existed.  So what could they 
> possibly claim to have invented that wasn't already known?  Since 
> ffii.org put up a scanned copy of the patent, I took a look.
> So, how much is it going to cost to hire a lawyer to politely tell DTS
> to fuck off?
Ask ECP or maybe we could check if EFF could lend one of theirs...



Luca Barbato

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