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Re: Watermarking [Re: Campaign for position of chair and mandate to close this community group]

From: Mark Watson <watsonm@netflix.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Jan 2014 16:38:54 -0800
Message-ID: <CAEnTvdA6ZcLeOMPiVfO+pcWZgtMAy3Gb+qbvpR9GeZ84vxxxsw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Duncan Bayne <dhgbayne@fastmail.fm>
Cc: "Danny O'Brien" <danny@eff.org>, Olivier Thereaux <olivier.thereaux@bbc.co.uk>, David Singer <singer@apple.com>, "public-restrictedmedia@w3.org" <public-restrictedmedia@w3.org>
On Mon, Jan 13, 2014 at 4:27 PM, Duncan Bayne <dhgbayne@fastmail.fm> wrote:

> > Applying a watermark is a CPU intensive operation, so you're talking
> > about a wholesale change in the physical equipment deployed at the
> network
> > edge
>
> Leaving that aside for a moment though: even in a world where
> server-side watermarking cost nothing, would that be an acceptable
> solution?  I.e. would 'big media' accept it in lieu of
> non-user-modifiable client components?
>

Who is that question to ? I certainly have no idea of the answer to that
except that watermaking alone doesn't mean the requirements of any of our
existing content licenses.

...Mark



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