January 13, 2011

Google, you are hurting the open web!

Google’s decision—a decision to exclude support for an open codec, giving users fewer choices and an objectively inferior browser, does nothing to advance the open web. It means eschewing open standards in favor of Google-controlled proprietary standards, and it means that Flash remains the single best mechanism for delivery of web video.

Google’s dropping H.264 from Chrome a step backward for openness - Ars Technica

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