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Weekly digest of W3C news and trends: Encrypted Media Extensions, DNT, “Show outline” feature in W3C Nu Markup Validator, etc.

From: Coralie Mercier <coralie@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2013 18:43:50 +0200
To: public-w3c-digest@w3.org
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[I apologize, reposting with updated subject line]

This is the 19-26 April 2013 edition of a “weekly digest of W3C news and
trends" that the W3C Communications Team prepares for the W3C Membership
and public-w3c-digest mailing list (publicly archived [1]) [sent
separately]. This digest aggregates information about W3C from online
media, a snapshot of how W3C and its work is perceived in online media.

[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-w3c-digest/


Notably this week :

- over 900 stories about W3C on Twitter in 7 days.
- over 3000 mentions of W3C in 7 days.
- With 59840 Twitter followers, net increase of 521 followers in the past
week.
- 19 posts that dlvr.it posted between Apr 14 - Apr 21 got 29.9K (+17.3%)
clicks and reached 69.1K (+0.7%) connections.
- Peaks on 23-Apr (552 mentions) for top story I18N Blog post “Creating
HTML Pages in Arabic, Hebrew and Other Right-to-left Scripts” [1], on
24-Apr (1011 mentions) and 25-Apr (979 mentions) for top stories on DRM in
HTML5 by the Free Culture Foundation “Don’t let the myths fool you: the
W3C’s plan for DRM in HTML5 is a betrayal to all Web users.” [2], and by
Defective by Design “We oppose DRM.” [3].

[1] http://www.w3.org/International/tutorials/bidi-xhtml/
[2]
http://freeculture.org/blog/2013/04/23/dont-let-the-myths-fool-you-the-w3cs-plan-for-drm-in-html5-is-a-betrayal-to-all-web-users/
[3] http://www.defectivebydesign.org/


Below is the compilation of what I harvested monitoring the
(micro)blogosphere and press.



W3C and HTML5 related Twitter buzz
----------------------------------
[Things that were tweeted frequently, things that caught my attention, etc.
    Most *recent* first (popularity is flagged with the figure between
parenthesis —that is the number of times the same URIs or tweet was
quoted/RTed.]


* (24) .net: Getting started with HTML5
<http://www.netmagazine.com/features/getting-started-html5>

* (62) The Register: Internet freedom groups urge W3C to keep DRM out of
HTML
<http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/04/25/fsf_w3c_anti_drm_petition/>

* (103) ALA: Digital Publishing and the Web, by Ivan Herman
<http://alistapart.com/column/digital-publishing-and-the-web>

* (102) Boing Boing: Debunking the HTML5 DRM myths
<http://boingboing.net/2013/04/25/debunking-the-html5-drm-myths.html>

* (42) FSF: International coalition of Internet freedom organizations
urges W3C to reject Encrypted Media Extensions, a proposal to build
Digital Restrictions Management into the Web
<http://www.fsf.org/news/coalition-against-drm-in-html>

* (21) W3C Blog: Test the Web Forward Tokyo, June 7-8 2013, by Rebecca
Hauck
<http://www.w3.org/QA/2013/04/test_the_web_forward_tokyo_jun.html>

* (372) Wired: How to Prevent the ‘Do Not Track’ Arms Race, by Peter Swire
<http://www.wired.com/opinion/2013/04/do-not-track/>

* (37) #html-wg IRC logs for 20130424
<http://krijnhoetmer.nl/irc-logs/html-wg/20130424>

* (23) W3C tweet: The W3C Nu Markup Validator now has a “Show outline”
feature
<https://twitter.com/w3c/status/327116988684066817>

* (311) Free Culture Foundation: Don’t let the myths fool you: the W3C’s
plan for DRM in HTML5 is a betrayal to all Web users.
<http://freeculture.org/blog/2013/04/23/dont-let-the-myths-fool-you-the-w3cs-plan-for-drm-in-html5-is-a-betrayal-to-all-web-users/>

* (80) Web Platform Docs: New JavaScript Docs from MSDN!
<http://blog.webplatform.org/2013/04/new-msdn-js-docs/>

* (35) I18N Blog: 4 new articles about working with HTML markup in Arabic,
Hebrew and Other Right-to-left Scripts
<http://www.w3.org/blog/International/2013/04/22/4-new-articles-about-working-with-html-markup-in-arabic-hebrew-and-other-right-to-left-scripts/>

* (21) Brian Kardell Blog: Off With Their Heads: Disband the W3C?
<http://briankardell.wordpress.com/2013/04/23/off-with-their-heads-disband-the-w3c/>

* (94) 20 years ago: NCSA Mosaic 1.0 released
<http://1997.webhistory.org/www.lists/www-talk.1993q2/0128.html>



W3C in the Press (or blogs)
---------------------------

30 articles. Highlights:
    * DRM in HTML5 (17 articles in English, French, Spanish, German)
    * Do Not Track

A selection follows.

[Most recent first.
    title, source (date), link.
    Read all and find keywords on our Press clippings page:
http://www.w3.org/Press/Articles ]


      Getting started with HTML5
      .net magazine (26 April)
      http://www.netmagazine.com/features/getting-started-html5


      Experimental CSS Shaders Bring Photoshop Filters to the Web
      Webmonkey | Wired.com (25 April)
      http://www.webmonkey.com/2013/04/experimental-css-shaders-bring-photoshop-filters-to-the-web/


      Internet freedom groups urge W3C to keep DRM out of HTML
      The Register (25 April)
      http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/04/25/fsf_w3c_anti_drm_petition/


      Digital Publishing and the Web
      A List Apart (25 April)
      http://alistapart.com/column/digital-publishing-and-the-web


      Free Software Foundation attacks DRM in HTML video
      CNET (25 April)
      http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-57581421-93/free-software-foundation-attacks-drm-in-html-video/


      The fight for HTML5: 'Keep DRM out' lobby steps up standards battle
      ZDNet (25 April)
      http://www.zdnet.com/the-fight-for-html5-keep-drm-out-lobby-steps-up-standards-battle-7000014506/


      Flash Takes Another Step Towards Death As Unity Drops Support
      TechCrunch (24 April)
      http://techcrunch.com/2013/04/24/flash-takes-another-step-towards-death-as-unity-drops-support/


      Sen. Jay Rockefeller Blasts Ad Industry In Senate Hearing Over Do Not
Track
      Advertising Age digital (24 April)
      http://adage.com/article/digital/sen-jay-rockefeller-blasts-ad-industry-track/241078/


      FTC's Ramirez Says W3C Efforts Are Last Hope for Do Not Track Tool
      Bloomberg BNA (22 April)
      http://www.bna.com/ftcs-ramirez-says-n17179873499/


      RIP HTML5 <hgroup> Element
      SitePoint (19 April)
      http://www.sitepoint.com/html5-hgroup-element-dropped/



-- 
    Coralie Mercier  -  W3C Communications Team  -  http://www.w3.org
mailto:coralie@w3.org +33643220001 http://www.w3.org/People/CMercier/
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