MPEG-1 Layer 3
Motion Picture Experts Group-1 Layer 3 (commonly abbreviated MP3) is a (so-claimed) proprietary but widely used media encoding format for digital audio.
- Moving Picture Experts Group: http://www.chiariglione.org/mpeg/
- Moving Picture Experts Group, layer 3 (MP3) codec: https://www.iso.org/standard/26797.html
For more details, see: Audio#ID3
The MP3 Format has had a long and tumultuous history of lawsuits and infringement cases which have gone to the US Supreme Court and European Tribunal (Europe's Collection of Supreme Courts).
For more details on MP3 see: wikipedia:MP3
- Patent Fights Are a Legacy of MP3’s Tangled Origins: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/03/05/technology/05music.html
- MP3.com pays $53.4 million to end copyright suit: http://news.cnet.com/MP3.com-pays-53.4-million-to-end-copyright-suit/2100-1023_3-248583.html
- MP3 Patent Battle Apple could Be Next Claim Analysts: http://www.smarthouse.com.au/iPods_And_Portable_Players/Industry/K9X4E2E5
- U.S. firm gets aggresive on MP3 patent: http://www.physorg.com/news73139463.html
- SanDisk sued for MP3 patent dispute: http://www.afterdawn.com/news/archive/8240.cfm
- Authorities seize gadgets during patent raid at German tech fair: http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2008/03/06/technology/EU-TEC-Germany-Tech-Fair-Raid.php
- Microsoft takes $1.52 billion hit in MP3 patent case: http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/business/304871_msftalcatel23.html
- Alcatel-Lucent loses $1.5bn MP3 patent claim against MS: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/09/26/microsoft_alcatel_lucent_patent_claim/
- Audio Codec - Moving Picture Experts Group Audio Layer III(MP3): https://lovemalaysialovemca.blogspot.com/2011/02/audio-codec-moving-picture-experts.html?zx=a110480774ddbe5c
- Happy Birthday MP3!: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20050712005686/en/Fraunhofer-IIS-Happy-Birthday-MP3!
- IETF - The "audio/mpeg" Media Type: https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3003
- A More Loss-Tolerant RTP Payload Format for MP3 Audio: https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5219