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Re: Chromebook DRM specification

From: Florian Bösch <pyalot@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2013 19:10:13 +0200
Message-ID: <CAOK8ODjgdsMY7WxFk73t4G2vj+qKOFCRyGmPFB6BQs3R6s=1xw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mark Watson <watsonm@netflix.com>
Cc: Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, "Mays, David" <David_Mays@comcast.com>, David Dorwin <ddorwin@google.com>, "<public-html-media@w3.org>" <public-html-media@w3.org>, "Philippe Le Hegaret (plh@w3.org)" <plh@w3.org>, "Michael(tm) Smith (mike@w3.org)" <mike@w3.org>
On Tue, Apr 16, 2013 at 7:01 PM, Mark Watson <watsonm@netflix.com> wrote:

> We don't have any requirement that all browsers/devices implement the same
> DRM. This isn't like video codecs. As long as they all support the same
> encryption format (for example ISO Common Encryption as described in the
> specification or WebM encryption) we can deliver the same files to all
> devices with the same interaction model (as defined by the specification).
> There's some per-DRM back end work, but this is manageable and a great
> improvement on what we have today.
>
Aquiring a license from every DRM vendor is not feasible for web authors.
Contacting Widevine alone is also not feasible to not being contactable.
Hence HTML-DRM excludes web authors.
Received on Tuesday, 16 April 2013 17:10:44 UTC

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