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Nokia says no to Ogg

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Picked up a story over on the Linux and Open Source blog about Nokia petition to have the Ogg format removed from a W3C standard.  Seems Nokia does not like the idea of free and open standards and might be afraid of the impact to their business model. 

Sad to read such news. Looks like Nokia has growth issues and problems with a management – while right hand goes to the open world, left hand trashes all efforts to the hell.What the hell there should be DRM in my device? How far this DRM…

Nokia says no to Ogg

Picked up a story over on the Linux and Open Source blog about Nokia petition to have the Ogg format removed from a W3C standard.  Seems Nokia does not like the idea of free and open standards and might be afraid of the impact to their business model. 

Sad to read such news. Looks like Nokia has growth issues and problems with a management – while right hand goes to the open world, left hand trashes all efforts to the hell.What the hell there should be DRM in my device? How far this DRM idiocy can go? When pirated content is better than original one, that’s a real shame for authors. This shows how far abuse of monopoly power can go in modern world.

(Via : WTF: Nokia Wants W3C to Remove Ogg from Upcoming HTML5 « Linux and Open Source Blog )