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Re: Keep DRM out of Web standards -- Reject the Encrypted Media Extensions (EME) proposal

From: Driedfruit <driedfruit@mindloop.net>
Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2013 16:28:56 +0400
To: public-html-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <20130612162856.1fb34b84@driedfruit.mindloop.net>
On Tue, 11 Jun 2013 14:18:49 -0400
Chris Baker <chris.baker.gr@gmail.com> wrote:

> Putting aside your opinions on DRM itself, can anyone justify HTML as
> an appropriate place to manage copyright enforcement? Isn't DRM more
> appropriate at a different layer? 

That is an excellent point, everyone should consider.

Even if you're all for DRM, what relation does it have with HTML ?
Shouldn't you attack HTTP itself or some other layer ?

The whole thing sounds like a no-win situation for all involved
parties. It will not help copyright holders, and it will not help page
authors, at all.

Received on Wednesday, 12 June 2013 12:27:30 UTC

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