DRM in HTML5 is a victory for the open Web, not a defeat

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by Wild Hunter, May 10, 2013.

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  1. Wild Hunter

    Wild Hunter Former Poster

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    Read more: http://arstechnica.com/business/2013/05/drm-in-html5-is-a-victory-for-the-open-web-not-a-defeat/
     
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    That was a strange article to follow, or I'm just having an "off-day". Anyway, this "risk of prolific piracy and unauthorized distribution" is precisely why content providers won't use this as a testing ground for providing DRM-free media. They somewhat have a point with apps, but this won't end apps so long as mobile continues to be something the public desires. Without apps, these devices are expensive bricks. I still think this is far more about an easier way to protect content than anything "good for the web". I don't understand the technical stuff enough of the plan to make a long post about it, but I'm just not buying the "save the web" claim.
     
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