4/26/2013

The Encrypted Media Extensions plan to add digital rights management software to the HTML5 standard would be "disastrous" and would fly in the face of the standard's core principles, warns a coalition of Web-freedom campaigners. "Ratifying EME would be an abdication of responsibility; it would harm interoperability, enshrine nonfree software in W3C standards and perpetuate oppressive business models," the coalition warns in a letter to the W3C.

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