Re: Encrypted Media proposal (was RE: ISSUE-179: av_param - Chairs Solicit Alternate Proposals or Counter-Proposals)

On Feb 21, 2012, at 3:16 PM, Adrian Bateman <> wrote:

> We have been collaborating on an API to enable encrypted media in HTML that we think
> can be implemented in all browsers and support any container/codec and content
> encryption solution without making major changes to the HTML Media element
> specification. We think it solves most use cases without being overly large or
> complex.
> We'd like to get people's feedback on the proposal. It is posted here:
> Many content providers and application developers have said they can't use <audio>
> and <video> because HTML lacks robust content protection. Without this functionality,
> they cannot move their apps to the web platform. 
  We have also heard this frequently. 

  This looks like a workable proposal to me.


Received on Thursday, 23 February 2012 22:04:49 UTC