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

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2013 16:25:07 -0800
Cc: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>, David Singer <singer@apple.com>, "public-html-admin@w3.org" <public-html-admin@w3.org>
Message-id: <8F562079-2A6C-4053-932E-6212BF522FF1@apple.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>

On Jan 25, 2013, at 2:35 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.

I understand that this is a heated issue, but please let's stop short of calling each other dishonest.

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Saturday, 26 January 2013 00:25:36 GMT

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