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Old 09-19-2017, 11:08 AM   #1
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EFF resigns W3C over rubber stamped DRM/EME


An open letter to the W3C Director, CEO, team and membership

There's also a pretty revealing twitter thread, if you don't mind reading it: https://twitter.com/w3c/status/909922300358746113

It's not really a news that big biz gives consumers the short end of the stick, but still it makes my blood boil.

What do you people think?

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Old 09-19-2017, 11:59 AM   #2
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Since I'm pretty sure this was a massive contributor to Flash's demise, I'm not complaining.
 
Old 09-19-2017, 01:08 PM   #3
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It doesn't yet make my blood boil but it certainly is cause for active concern and continued, even increased, awareness. I honestly dislike the stranglehold Adobe enjoyed with Flash but it's demise may be "small potatoes" to the threat of not only DRM but DRM controlled by one small group. It is difficult to imagine a worse scenario than the web becoming entirely a "walled garden" with bullies controlling both access and content.
 
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Having carefully read this "open letter" four times, I frankly find it to be little more than doublespeak.
 
Old 09-20-2017, 01:58 AM   #5
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Having carefully read this "open letter" four times, I frankly find it to be little more than doublespeak.
You might disagree with their position, but how is it doublespeak?
 
  


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