W3C to Publish Encrypted Media Extensions Specification
» W3C to Publish Encrypted Media Extensions Specification The W3C announced today that it intends to publish the controversial Encrypted Media Extensions extension specification despite highly outspoken resistance, paving the way for native web DRM. The purpose of this post is to inform the community that, while we welcome and value input from all parties, we intend to continue to work on content protection, and publish this draft. W3C, Perspectives on Encrypted Media Extension Reaching First Public Working Draft
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