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

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2013 18:22:52 +1100
Message-ID: <CAHp8n2khmLAYawM+SkK32m6Trjd6xtiX9tGYTDyiE_MBdaccPw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mark Watson <watsonm@netflix.com>
Cc: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, "Timothy B. Terriberry" <tterriberry@mozilla.com>, "public-html-media@w3.org" <public-html-media@w3.org>, Andrew Davis <papyromancer@gmail.com>
FYI: I've registered a bug on EME to request these open source systems
being analysed and a statement being made about how they compare to EME:
https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=21081

I think it will be useful for the participants of the HTML WG to understand
the differences.

Regards,
Silvia.

On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 2:08 AM, Mark Watson <watsonm@netflix.com> wrote:

>
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On Feb 12, 2013, at 5:55 AM, "Henri Sivonen" <hsivonen@iki.fi> wrote:
>
> > (Moving from -admin to -media.)
> >
> > On Tue, Feb 12, 2013 at 5:03 AM, Mark Watson <watsonm@netflix.com>
> wrote:
> >> There is also this: http://sourceforge.net/projects/openipmp/ ?
> >
> > It seems that this is an implementation of OMA DRM. Upon quick
> > inspection, it seems to me that OMA DRM depends on a client-side
> > secret (private key for a public key) that the user can't read or
> > replace and on the DRM-related software on the client device not being
> > user-modifiable. Have I understood correctly?
>
> I'm not familiar with how the key provisioning works, but yes, in general
> DRM relies on there being a non-user-modifiable* component on the client
> side (this should be obvious based on the goals of DRM).
>
> ...Mark
>
> * of course I mean 'difficult to modify for some formal definition of
> difficult'.
> >
> > --
> > Henri Sivonen
> > hsivonen@iki.fi
> > http://hsivonen.iki.fi/
> >
>
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