Date: Friday, February 22nd, 2002, 10:51
If you responded to Apple’s criticism of MPEG-4 licensing fees for content owners, you may have gotten a response like this one from Larry Horn, VP, Licensing, MPEG-4 Licensing group. Thankfully, MPEG-LA put together a thoughtful response, and this information is interesting: if your content is free, you are not subject to license fees as a content provider. MPEG-LA also stresses that the licensing terms were just announced Jan. 31, and that the parties involved may change those terms — though the process of discussion could take months. Click read more for the full letter from MPEG-LA.