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Re: Oppose DRM ! Re: CfC: to publish Encrypted Media Extensions specification as a First Public Working Draft (FPWD)

From: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2013 15:44:59 -0700
Message-ID: <CACQ=j+f8xhiSV2B+PnuSynUS-smNfbQWrnhUfn6kcFm1MhBQLw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: David Singer <singer@apple.com>, "public-html-admin@w3.org" <public-html-admin@w3.org>
On Fri, Jan 25, 2013 at 3:35 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 25, 2013 at 2:31 PM, Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com> wrote:
> > You seem to believe that favoring EME means favoring DRM. I don't believe
> > that is true. That DRM is a possible application of EME does not make EME
> > bad or wrong and more than use of HTML for porn makes HTML bad or wrong
> (for
> > those that find porn morally wrong).
>
> The EME spec is fundamentally about allowing DRM.  Trying to pretend
> that it's designed for anything else, even if there are nods to
> additional uses in the spec, is simply dishonest.  Please stop.
>

DRM is simply one application of EME. It is certainly not the only
application. It is not dishonest to point out this fact; however, it is
misleading for you to insist that it is the only application.
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