CoreCodec Apologizes for Wrongful Google DMCA Takedown
May 06, 2008, 12:45 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ryan Paul)
"CoreCodec, the company behind the high-performance CoreAVC
H.264 implementation, issued an apology this morning for its recent
abuse of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), a law that
broadly prohibits circumvention of copy-protection mechanisms.
"In a DMCA takedown notice sent to Google over the weekend,
CoreCodec demanded that Google cease hosting coreavc-for-linux, an
open source project that provided a Linux compatibility layer for
the CoreAVC codec..."