Well, actually it's quite embarrassing that they're only doing this now...
I did not debate that, it's also quite obvious, that it is good for Microsoft - in a variety of ways - , otherwise they wouldn't be paying $$ for it
Even if that is the case (which it isn't in my opinion), why would you complain if your customers pay to improve your product? This is obviously good for "the internet" (whatever that is).
You do realize that the glitches that you complain about are due to VLC avoiding patented, closed source solutions? In this light they are actually doing awesome work!
For me teenagers includes eighteen and nineteen