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

From: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
Date: Mon, 5 Mar 2012 13:19:33 -0700
Message-ID: <CACQ=j+diEGphNE4ehS+jkX5eOfUipuVR2JFr0M3yM-pywQ+giA@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: Mark Watson <watsonm@netflix.com>, John Simmons <johnsim@microsoft.com>, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>, "<public-html@w3.org>" <public-html@w3.org>
On Mon, Mar 5, 2012 at 1:01 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:

> There is currently a de facto requirement that CDMs be closed-source
> and/or royalty-encumbered.

*some* CDMs... some != all

> We don't need the content-protection vendors to offer a solution.  We
> need the video distributors to agree that ClearKey or something
> similar is sufficient for them to be happy delivering video over
> <video>, or even better, to agree that no special mechanism is
> required.

how many times must it be pointed out that video distributors don't make
this decision;  you seem to be mistaking video distributors as the
MPAA/RIAA; you need to make your case to the latter, not the former
Received on Monday, 5 March 2012 20:20:25 UTC

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