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RE: CfC: Create Media Task Force

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2012 18:38:26 +0000 (UTC)
To: John Foliot <john@foliot.ca>
cc: robert@ocallahan.org, 'Mark Watson' <watsonm@netflix.com>, 'Paul Cotton' <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1204121837350.22654@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Thu, 12 Apr 2012, John Foliot wrote:
> Robert O'Callahan wrote:
> 
> > since that I assume any CDM so documented would fail the Hollywood 
> > placebo test.
> 
> I appreciate that there are philosophical differences around this issue, 
> but I would hope that philosophy be discussed in another forum, and that 
> we focus on technical discussions. "Hollywood", as a legitimate content 
> creator on and for the web, has issues around protecting their financial 
> base, and the W3C has a legitimate need to hear out and address their 
> concerns to the best of its technical ability to do so.

Nobody has proposed a mechanism that would actually prevent any kind of 
copyright violation, so your argument doesn't seem relevant here.

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