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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
- 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/
[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

* (24) .net: Getting started with HTML5

* (62) The Register: Internet freedom groups urge W3C to keep DRM out of

* (103) ALA: Digital Publishing and the Web, by Ivan Herman

* (102) Boing Boing: Debunking the HTML5 DRM myths

* (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

* (21) W3C Blog: Test the Web Forward Tokyo, June 7-8 2013, by Rebecca

* (372) Wired: How to Prevent the ‘Do Not Track’ Arms Race, by Peter Swire

* (37) #html-wg IRC logs for 20130424

* (23) W3C tweet: The W3C Nu Markup Validator now has a “Show outline”

* (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.

* (80) Web Platform Docs: New JavaScript Docs from MSDN!

* (35) I18N Blog: 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?

* (94) 20 years ago: NCSA Mosaic 1.0 released

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)

      Experimental CSS Shaders Bring Photoshop Filters to the Web
      Webmonkey | Wired.com (25 April)

      Internet freedom groups urge W3C to keep DRM out of HTML
      The Register (25 April)

      Digital Publishing and the Web
      A List Apart (25 April)

      Free Software Foundation attacks DRM in HTML video
      CNET (25 April)

      The fight for HTML5: 'Keep DRM out' lobby steps up standards battle
      ZDNet (25 April)

      Flash Takes Another Step Towards Death As Unity Drops Support
      TechCrunch (24 April)

      Sen. Jay Rockefeller Blasts Ad Industry In Senate Hearing Over Do Not
      Advertising Age digital (24 April)

      FTC's Ramirez Says W3C Efforts Are Last Hope for Do Not Track Tool
      Bloomberg BNA (22 April)

      RIP HTML5 <hgroup> Element
      SitePoint (19 April)

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