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

From: Mark Watson <watsonm@netflix.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Sep 2013 08:30:49 -0700
Message-ID: <CAEnTvdDhctaLmhe_ppAVDGoM3Yk7nF=s_p4xAPRdqtJCSLeG3A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mhyst <mhysterio@gmail.com>
Cc: "public-html-media@w3.org" <public-html-media@w3.org>
On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 8:19 AM, Mhyst <mhysterio@gmail.com> wrote:

> CDM is going to be propietary software and secret... this gives too
> much power to the companies
> and I think no one can be trusted to have that power over me. And
> then, I think CDM should be not
> part of any user-agent.
>

That is something you should take up with user-agent vendors and/or factor
into your choice of user-agent.


>
> But if user-agent vendors are going to implement CDM inside, there
> should be a way of knowing it
> as well.
>

I agree. If the UA vendors agree too then I expect they will provide a
settings option to enumerate/enable/disable the DRM capabilities of the UA.
Again, this is not something that has any impact on the specification work.

...Mark
Received on Tuesday, 24 September 2013 15:31:20 UTC

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