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Re: Why does screen sharing require a browser extension?

From: cowwoc <cowwoc@bbs.darktech.org>
Date: Wed, 27 Nov 2013 16:55:14 -0500
Message-ID: <52966A42.7010003@bbs.darktech.org>
To: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>, Steve Kann <stevek@stevek.com>
CC: Justin Uberti <juberti@google.com>, Lorenzo Miniero <lorenzo@meetecho.com>, Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>, "public-webrtc@w3.org" <public-webrtc@w3.org>
On 27/11/2013 4:05 PM, Martin Thomson wrote:
>> Non-web applications have been providing this functionality for eons, and
>> have demonstrated the demand for it.   What unaddressable security risk are
>> we adding here that Lync does not suffer from because of the same feature?
> Lync doesn't operate on the web.

Perhaps VNC, TeamViewer and LogMeIn are better examples. I haven't heard 
of a single malicious app based on these, and they have been used for 
years by millions of users.

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