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Re: CfC: to publish Encrypted Media Extensions specification as a First Public Working Draft (FPWD)

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2013 13:37:31 +0200
Message-ID: <CAJQvAudh_LA1062XOCzAEbrK9zTknynxrvciDs1DdRVcWz4QPw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
Cc: Mark Watson <watsonm@netflix.com>, "public-html-admin@w3.org" <public-html-admin@w3.org>
On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 11:29 AM, Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com> wrote:
> If so, then would you place the same restriction on implementations of TLS,
> which already supports extensible key and bulk encryption systems [1]?
> [1] http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5246.txt

Drawing comparisons with TLS is a distraction and everyone here should
already know that it is. Implying that the situation is equivalent is
completely counterproductive.

TLS terminates in the networking stack in such a way that the browser
is trusted with the decrypted content. EME is designed to account for
cases where the browser is treated as untrusted to handle decrypted

Henri Sivonen
Received on Monday, 11 February 2013 11:38:00 UTC

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