[governance] W3C Encrypted Media Extensions
nb at bollow.ch
Wed Apr 12 04:42:13 EDT 2017
Those who have been here for a while will remember IGC's 2013
statement in opposition to the efforts at W3C to introduce DRM to the
web by means of a standardized interface called "Encrypted Media
This has unfortunately nevertheless gone forward at W3C and is now close
to formal approval as a W3C Recommendation.
That means that now is the final opportunity for Sir Tim Berners-Lee to
use his veto power in this matter.
The Just Net Coalition has just sent him an open letter, urging him to
Our corresponding press release is at:
There is also a recent statement from APC on this issue:
A statement from two members of the European Parliament is at:
A statement from the UNESCO Secretariat is at:
The W3C response to the UNESCO statement is at:
The open letter from the Just Net Coalition comments on the W3C
response to the UNESCO statement.
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