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Re: Unique identifiers and WebCrypto

From: Funahashi Yosuke <yfuna.work@me.com>
Date: Sat, 03 Nov 2012 07:33:31 +0900
Cc: "public-web-and-tv@w3.org WG" <public-web-and-tv@w3.org>, "public-webcrypto@w3.org Group" <public-webcrypto@w3.org>
Message-id: <8D16D5BC-76C2-40A4-8735-A15320143CAE@me.com>
To: Mark Watson <watsonm@netflix.com>
Mark,

I've forwarded your proposal to Web and Broadcasting BG. I will ask the BG members whether the proposal satisfies their use cases or not.

Yosuke


On Nov 3, 2012, at 4:50 AM, Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com> wrote:

> Cox supports this work [there should be a standard way to expose a unique identifier associated with such keys]. Please let me know if we can be of assistance.
> 
> On Fri, Nov 2, 2012 at 3:39 PM, Mark Watson <watsonm@netflix.com> wrote:
> Web & TV group,
> 
> Earlier in the week we discussed requirements for unique identifiers for devices in the context of premium video services.
> 
> Within the WebCrypto group we discussed the idea of pre-provisioned symmetric cryptographic keys and the association of unique identifiers with these keys. This is based on a proposal from Netflix to address our requirements for secure binding of application protocol to devices, particularly on TVs, BluRay Players etc.
> 
> The latest proposal for this is available here: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webcrypto/2012Nov/0014.html
> 
> One question in the WebCrypto WG discussion was whether there were others who shared this requirement ? Since we discussed this in the Web & TV group I am posing the question to this list. Note that the possibility for UAs to support pre-provisioned keys is agreed in the WebCrypto group. The issue at hand is whether there should be a standard way to expose a unique identifier associated with such keys.
> 
> If you have comments or questions on the proposal please send them to the WebCrypto list, particularly if the proposal does or does not meet your requirements (public-webcrypto@w3.org if you are a member or public-webcrypto-comments@w3.org if not). This issue will be decided at the next WebCrypto call on 11/19.
> 
> Best regards,
> 
> Mark Watson
> Netflix
> 

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Yosuke Funahashi
co-Chair, W3C Web and TV Interest Group
Chair, W3C Web and Broadcasting Business Group
Researcher, Keio University Research Institute at SFC
Board Director, Tomo-Digi Corporation
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