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Subject: W3C will put DRM crap in HTML standard
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Date: Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:59 UTC
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https://boingboing.net/2017/09/18/antifeatures-for-all.html

EFF leaves the gremium to protest this decision as a consequence.

If opaque binary blobs will become part of browsers, this will have a very
negative impact for tor and i2p.


Subject: Re: W3C will put DRM crap in HTML standard
From: Retro Guy
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On 09/20/2017 09:59 AM, wed wrote:
https://boingboing.net/2017/09/18/antifeatures-for-all.html

EFF leaves the gremium to protest this decision as a consequence.

If opaque binary blobs will become part of browsers, this will have a very
negative impact for tor and i2p.

This is quite distressing to read. I'll have to take a deeper look at it later.

I've been watching the internet become a gov't and corporate tool for a long time now, and it's not a pleasant thing to watch.


Subject: Re: W3C will put DRM crap in HTML standard
From: wed
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 > On 09/20/2017 09:59 AM, wed wrote:
 > > https://boingboing.net/2017/09/18/antifeatures-for-all.html

 > > EFF leaves the gremium to protest this decision as a consequence.

 > > If opaque binary blobs will become part of browsers, this will have a very
 > > negative impact for tor and i2p.

 > This is quite distressing to read. I'll have to take a deeper look at it
 > later.

 > I've been watching the internet become a gov't and corporate tool for a
 > long time now, and it's not a pleasant thing to watch.
One of the reasons for doing this, ey ?
I guess a few years down the road the darknets will be the only places to be if
you are not a 100% streamlined robot.

See also here: https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/


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