MP3 decoder license no longer free for free decoders

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4 Responses to MP3 decoder license no longer free for free decoders

  1. Chris says:

    Nooooo, I don’t think this will fly though.

  2. Derek Lidbom says:

    They have every right to, but if they’re smart, they’ll change back to only charging a fee if the software using the encoder/decoder is not free.

  3. Derek Lidbom says:

    mp3? Who says I have any mp3s?

  4. Josh says:

    So this would only count on new encoders/decoders and not retroactive…?
    Can you imagine the headache it would be to convert all your mp3 collection to something else? Ick.

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