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Re: CfC: to publish a “Encrypted Media Exstensions" hearbeat Working Draft

From: John C. Vernaleo <john@netpurgatory.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2013 09:13:06 -0400 (EDT)
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
cc: Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, "public-html-admin@w3.org" <public-html-admin@w3.org>
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.02.1309250912010.3386@yoshi>
As before, I agree with Tab on this and object to the EME proposal 
(heartbeat WD, or otherwise).

John C. Vernaleo, Ph.D.

On Tue, 24 Sep 2013, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:

> Same objection I've given every time.  Despite the W3C leadership
> signing off on this, it's still grossly inappropriate for us to be
> doing this, as it goes directly against the basic principles of the
> Open Web we claim to stand for.  All the relevant arguments have
> already been made, so I won't re-make them - they simply keep getting
> ignored, rather than addressed, so they're just as valid now as they
> were when they were first made.
> (If anyone feels the urge to claim that this is totally in line with
> the Open Web and really *I'm* the one being against the Open Web
> because I'm restricting consumer's right to choose to consume broken
> media, go for it.  I won't be responding, because it's stupid.)
> ~TJ
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