Using MP3 codecs are not illegal for home users at least that's what the
A: Before I talk about this, you should know: In the United States and some other countries, you may have to pay patent royalties to use MP3 players or encoders. However, for home users, there is no legal problem with MP3 players. (Thanks to Doug McClean for clearing that up for me!)
If you think that's not right, then please send a mail to Max who edits the
I use ogg when possible but I want MP3 ability if a web page has a mp3 file on
it since I can't control what they use. Suppose it's a recording of a lecture, speech,
press release or something. I'm not talking about ripping off and listening to mp3 music.