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

From: Laurel L. Russwurm <laurel.l@russwurm.org>
Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2013 20:09:14 -0400
Message-ID: <51B90DAA.50506@russwurm.org>
To: Driedfruit <driedfruit@mindloop.net>
CC: public-html-comments@w3.org
I'm not sure what you mean by "some other layer" ... I just don't think 
DRM belongs in the web standard at all.  The point of DRM is to be 
non-standard after all.

Laurel L. Russwurm

On 13-06-12 08:28 AM, Driedfruit wrote:
> 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 Thursday, 13 June 2013 00:11:57 UTC

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