In Defense of MPEG LA

Recent bad press received by MPEG LA seems to disprove the old adage that all PR is good PR. A few weeks ago, writing for Fox News, Steve Forbes said:
One example is MPEG LA—a patent pooling entity and owner of the MPEG-2 standard commonly foun

Even YouTube Doesn’t Take HTML5/WebM Seriously

I know, I know, Flash is dead, the war is over. We’ve all moved on to other battles. Still, I had to laugh the other day when I noticed how YouTube was encoding files for some browsers in HTML5 mode.  Here’s the story. I was writing another Video Doctor article for OnlineVideo.net. I remembered a…