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

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Fri, 02 Mar 2012 22:31:30 -0500
Message-ID: <4F519092.7020302@mit.edu>
To: Mark Watson <watsonm@netflix.com>
CC: "<public-html@w3.org>" <public-html@w3.org>
On 3/2/12 6:23 PM, Mark Watson wrote:
>> Yes, but my question is why the customer should need to worry about a Netflix badge instead of just being able to buy a TV and watch Netflix on it...
> That's exactly where we would like to get to. Exactly why we made our proposal.

I think the problem I'm having is it seems like your proposal or 
something like it is a possible step to get there but not at all 
sufficient on its own.  And whether it's actually sufficient will depend 
on the exact policies surrounding CDM deployment...

So we can easily end up with a situation which is no better than now, 
except now enshrined in a standard.

I realize you don't really have a way to alleviate my concern here.  :(

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