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[Bug 20961] New: EME depends on privileged access to the users computer which is not technically available.

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Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2013 02:23:49 +0000
To: public-html-media@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-20961-5436@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=20961

            Bug ID: 20961
           Summary: EME depends on privileged access to the users computer
                    which is not technically available.
    Classification: Unclassified
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Hardware: PC
                OS: Windows NT
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: Encrypted Media Extensions
          Assignee: adrianba@microsoft.com
          Reporter: fredandw@live.com
        QA Contact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-media@w3.org

For EME to meet the requirements of the proponents it requires privileged
access to the users computer to dictate terms to the user.  Such access is not
available within the solution space available to HTML specifications.

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