Commit d41ab604 authored by François Grisez's avatar François Grisez

Add the AVC/H.264 Patent Portfolio License Conditions to COPYING

parent 6487c063
......@@ -338,3 +338,107 @@ proprietary programs. If your program is a subroutine library, you may
consider it more useful to permit linking proprietary applications with the
library. If this is what you want to do, use the GNU Library General
Public License instead of this License.
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About The Cisco-Provided Binary of OpenH264 Video Codec
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Cisco provides this program under the terms of the BSD license.
Additionally, this binary is licensed under Cisco’s AVC/H.264 Patent Portfolio
License from MPEG LA, at no cost to you, provided that the requirements and
conditions shown below in the AVC/H.264 Patent Portfolio sections are met.
As with all AVC/H.264 codecs, you may also obtain your own patent license from
MPEG LA or from the individual patent owners, or proceed at your own risk.
Your rights from Cisco under the BSD license are not affected by this choice.
For more information on the OpenH264 binary licensing, please see the OpenH264
FAQ found at http://www.openh264.org/faq.html#binary
A corresponding source code to this binary program is available under the same
BSD terms, which can be found at http://www.openh264.org
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BSD License
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Copyright © 2014 Cisco Systems, Inc.
All rights reserved.
Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:
1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this
list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice,
this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation
and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS “AS IS”
AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE
IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE
DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT HOLDER OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE
FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL
DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR
SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER
CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY,
OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE
OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
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AVC/H.264 Patent Portfolio License Notice
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The binary form of this Software is distributed by Cisco under the AVC/H.264
Patent Portfolio License from MPEG LA, and is subject to the following
requirements, which may or may not be applicable to your use of this software:
THIS PRODUCT IS LICENSED UNDER THE AVC PATENT PORTFOLIO LICENSE FOR THE
PERSONAL USE OF A CONSUMER OR OTHER USES IN WHICH IT DOES NOT RECEIVE
REMUNERATION TO (i) ENCODE VIDEO IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE AVC STANDARD
(“AVC VIDEO”) AND/OR (ii) DECODE AVC VIDEO THAT WAS ENCODED BY A CONSUMER
ENGAGED IN A PERSONAL ACTIVITY AND/OR WAS OBTAINED FROM A VIDEO PROVIDER
LICENSED TO PROVIDE AVC VIDEO. NO LICENSE IS GRANTED OR SHALL BE IMPLIED FOR
ANY OTHER USE. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM MPEG LA, L.L.C. SEE
HTTP://WWW.MPEGLA.COM
Accordingly, please be advised that content providers and broadcasters using
AVC/H.264 in their service may be required to obtain a separate use license
from MPEG LA, referred to as "(b) sublicenses" in the SUMMARY OF AVC/H.264
LICENSE TERMS from MPEG LA found at http://www.openh264.org/mpegla
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AVC/H.264 Patent Portfolio License Conditions
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In addition, the Cisco-provided binary of this Software is licensed under
Cisco's license from MPEG LA only if the following conditions are met:
1. The Cisco-provided binary is separately downloaded to an end user’s device,
and not integrated into or combined with third party software prior to being
downloaded to the end user’s device;
2. The end user must have the ability to control (e.g., to enable, disable, or
re-enable) the use of the Cisco-provided binary;
3. Third party software, in the location where end users can control the use of
the Cisco-provided binary, must display the following text:
"OpenH264 Video Codec provided by Cisco Systems, Inc."
4. Any third-party software that makes use of the Cisco-provided binary must
reproduce all of the above text, as well as this last condition, in the EULA
and/or in another location where licensing information is to be presented to
the end user.
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