[Ffmpeg-devel] Re: libdca (was Re: Patent Infrigement)
Sun Apr 17 10:41:01 CEST 2005
On Tue, 12 Apr 2005 11:39:34 +0200
Luca Barbato <lu_zero at gentoo.org> wrote:
> Diego Biurrun wrote:
> > So what's the solution going to be?
> Start hosting it in every eu country and see how they will have fun
> sending C&D all over spending money just to discover the target moves
> faster than their letters?
> Their patent looks illegal and I'm not sure how much they are confident
> if it comes verify it.
That's just stupid. After the second time you've been dragged to
curt you will not easily get of with a "i didn't know there was a patent"
anymore but will be sued for knowingly breaking the law. Or in
short: This isn't going to work this way.
The only thing we can do is either invalidate the patent or
prevent software patents from getting trough the EU parliament.
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