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[encrypted-media] Remove all "protection" language

From: Gravis via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2016 21:52:20 +0000
To: public-html-media@w3.org
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GravisZro has just created a new issue for 
https://github.com/w3c/encrypted-media:

== Remove all "protection" language ==
I've noticed that the EME is heavily salted with language about 
"protected" media.  However, the EME cannot guarantee any level of 
protection whatsoever.  As [mwatson2 
admits,](156#issuecomment-208532031)

> it is well-known that the purpose of content protection is not to 
prevent all unauthorized access to the content (this is impossible)

Being that EME [removes a lot of obscurity that helps keep protected 
content safe](156#issuecomment-208976644) and thereby undermining it's
 protection, it seems only reasonable that there be no expectation of 
protection in the EME specification.

Also, to ensure that lawyers don't claim that EME is specifically for 
protected content thereby activating sections of the DMCA, all 
language regarding protection or safety in regards to content should 
be removed for the EME specification.

Please view or discuss this issue at 
https://github.com/w3c/encrypted-media/issues/159 using your GitHub 
account
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