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Re: FORMAL COMPLAINT - RE: Cory Doctorow: What I wish Tim Berners-Lee understood about DRM

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2013 15:41:38 +0000
Message-ID: <CA+ri+VnmvSn_2W1KVWiMBA_1PKN1hrHnwpKQkFnvUr25NRnqRA@mail.gmail.com>
To: John Foliot <john@foliot.ca>
Cc: Andreas Kuckartz <A.Kuckartz@ping.de>, public-html-admin@w3.org, Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
I will point out that the best place for this mail is public-html-admin so
we keep public-html as a technical mailing list


with regards

SteveF <http://www.paciellogroup.com/resources/wat-ie-about.html>
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On 13 March 2013 15:29, John Foliot <john@foliot.ca> wrote:

> HTML Chairs,
>
> I wish to lodge a Formal Complaint against Mr. Kuckartz's repeated
> attempts to introduce the "politics" of DRM into this technical mailing
> list. His views are well known and for the record not universally shared.
>
> It has already been established that work on EME is within the scope of
> this Working Group. As well, the W3C has PUBLICLY stated that "W3C is not
> developing a new DRM system, nor are we embracing DRM as an organization." (
> http://www.w3.org/QA/2013/03/drm_and_the_open_web.html), and so his
> continued "beating of a dead horse" is a waste of my, your, and our time.
>
> This list (public-html) is a Technical mailing list, and not a political
> soap box, and I am becoming increasingly frustrated that Mr. Kuckartz is
> allowed to continue to make these personal, non-technical postings and
> comments to this list that provide little in the way of technical comment
> to this Working Group.
>
> I request that the chairs use whatever means available to them to dissuade
> Mr. Kuckartz from continuing this practice. Recently the W3C has
> established a Community Group where this line of discussion would be more
> appropriate (http://www.w3.org/community/restrictedmedia/), and so
> perhaps Mr. Kurckartz can take his personal view there, and allow this list
> to return to technical discussions.
>
> Respectfully,
>
> JF
>
>
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Andreas Kuckartz [mailto:A.Kuckartz@ping.de]
> > Sent: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 3:35 AM
> > To: HTML WG (public-html@w3.org)
> > Subject: Cory Doctorow: What I wish Tim Berners-Lee understood about
> > DRM
> >
> > FYI, an article published yesterday:
> >
> > What I wish Tim Berners-Lee understood about DRM
> > Adding DRM to the HTML standard will have far-reaching effects,
> > incompatible with the W3C's most important policies
> > Cory Doctorow, 12 March 2013
> > http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/blog/2013/mar/12/tim-berners-lee-
> > drm-cory-doctorow
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Andreas
> >
> > BTW: Any further "off-list" attempts to intimidate myself regarding the
> > effects of DRM on the open web will be made public and answered
> > appropriately, which would include formal complaints.
>
>
>
>
Received on Wednesday, 13 March 2013 15:42:48 UTC

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