"The new licensing plan for Microsoft's Windows Media 9 Series,
which sends and receives audio and visual content across the
Internet, will allow developers to create software that will run on
various devices and on non-Windows-based computers, opening up a
wider market for Microsoft's streaming standard...
"The new licensing program would allow developers to create
software that sends video and audio, for example, to personal
computers that run on free Linux software, which can be copied and
modified unlike Microsoft's Windows operating system..."