"Ogg provides a baseline of fully unencumbered, fully open,
fully documented, fully royalty-free codecs that are lighter-weight
than the contemporary encumbered solutions while offering
comparable or superior performance. Ogg is not fantasy or
vapourware. It is widely deployed, tested, and reviewed. Ogg has
already stood the test of time.
"Xiph knows of no infringing technology in Ogg. Tens of millions
of copies have been deployed worldwide over the past ten years in a
diverse array of software and hardware products from small .orgs
like Wikimedia to giant commercial vendors such as Samsung and
Microsoft. Ogg has triggered no litigation to date..."