Anyone ever read the EULA for video new cameras?
I came across this article yesterday (http://www.osnews.com/story/23236/Why_Our_Civilization_s_Video_Art_and_Culture_is_Threatened_by_the_MPEG-LA) via slashdot (http://yro.slashdot.org/story/10/05/02/1114235/The-MPEG-LAs-Lock-On-Culture?from=rss)
Short story, the EULA on all video recorders that use H.264, i.e. flip, ALL new cameras, states that they may be used for "personal use and non-commercial" purposes. That's fine if you're just using your flip to record your child taking their first steps, but what if you've bought the "professional" $8000 Canon XL-H1A to, for instance, record a low budget movie? Tough, it has the same EULA, get ready to give MPEG LA a hefty slice of anything you make.
Steve Jobs as Apples ecosystem is even more closed than Microsofts.