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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..."

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