Time to switch to Ogg?

Those federal juries in San Diego do seem to frown on MP3 patent infringement. They just ordered Microsoft to fork over $1.52 billion (yes, with a „b”) to Alcatel-Lucent for infringing on two MP3 audio patents with its Windows Media Player, the largest patent ruling in history.
Microsoft slapped with $1.52 billion payout in MP3 suit Let’s see how long mass adoption of Ogg Vorbis will take. In case you don’t know Ogg: Ogg Vorbis is a completely open, patent-free, professional audio encoding and streaming technology with all the benefits of Open Source.

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