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Re: Why does screen sharing require a browser extension?

From: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2013 15:37:20 -0800
Message-ID: <CABkgnnUM4tE8joKfAtjhJTyO4zWUYvyi_CpgbPaRU_1umgJ=cw@mail.gmail.com>
To: cowwoc <cowwoc@bbs.darktech.org>
Cc: Justin Uberti <juberti@google.com>, "public-webrtc@w3.org" <public-webrtc@w3.org>
On 26 November 2013 15:30, cowwoc <cowwoc@bbs.darktech.org> wrote:
> That would work, but I don't like the fact that legitimate-capture.com has
> to wait for bank.com to give it access to screen capture.

That's a feature that I consider table stakes from a security perspective.

> Banks are not
> going to grant access to anyone but themselves and I question whether this
> is really something banks should decide on behalf of the user.

The content is the bank's.  Why should they not choose?  Certainly,
they are in a better position to determine the worth of their content
than their average user.
Received on Tuesday, 26 November 2013 23:37:49 UTC

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