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		Does Theora violate some broad patent?<br />
		Almost certainly.
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		Would said patent possibly be voided if it were brought up in court and scrutinised? Possibly.
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		So it’s not just a case of the MPEG-LA saying that Theora violates their patents, they know they must
		also beat a games of chess ahead of time with an opponent whose moves predates their own.
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	<cite><a href="http://osnews.com/thread?421906" rel="external">Kroc Camen, osnews.com</a></cite>
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	Regarding Steve Job’s comment that
	<a href="http://osnews.com/story/23233/Jobs_Patent_Pool_Being_Assembled_To_Go_After_Theora" rel="external">a patent
	pool is being formed</a> to attack Theora.
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