MP3 patent issues?

Kenneth Burgener kenneth at
Wed Aug 3 13:46:52 MDT 2005

Kenneth Burgener wrote:
> The next question is, let's say that we do need to get a "licensed" and 
> approved encoder.  Do we have to pay royalties on EVERY MP3 that we 
> encode, or are the royalties for each MP3 covered with the encoder's 
> license.

While we are at it, does anyone know of any licensed MP3 encoders that 
have a Linux or Windows command line interface for encoding?


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