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Submission + - MPEG-LA Considering Patent Pool for VP8/WebM (

An anonymous reader writes: Well, that didn’t take long. Larry Horn, CEO of MPEG LA, the consortium that controls the AVC/H.264 video standard, says the group is looking at creating a patent pool license for VP8 and WebM, Google’s new open-source, royalty-free HTML5 video format ... So much for a Web video standard unencumbered by patent issues.
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MPEG-LA Considering Patent Pool for VP8/WebM

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