No Object Allowed

I told about the patent that afects how you click a plugin embedded in a page to my alumni, back in the year 2003. Now, in 2006, you have two months to be ready.
Who’s affected? Well, do you use the object element? Then, potentially, you are. 
Sites that embed PDF, Flash, QuickTime, Windows Media, or RealPlayer files will all get hit by this. 
What happens? The page loads, but the controls are disabled by default. In order to activate them, the user must click on them first. Bad for advertisers? Yep. 
Bad for CMS/eCommerce vendors that rely on ActiveX controls? Yep. Bad for media sites? You bet. Bad for Adobe? Of course.
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