NEWS - May 15, 2014
by Carol~ - 5/15/14 12:33 PM
DRM and the Challenge of Serving Users
From The Mozilla Blog:
Today at Mozilla we find ourselves at a difficult spot. We face a choice between a feature our users want and the degree to which that feature can be built to embody user control and privacy. Here's why.
People want to watch video, including movies and TV shows. Browsers must provide the ability to watch video or the browser becomes less and less the tool users need. A number of content owners (in particular film and TV studios) require technical mechanisms to reduce the ways in which people can use that content, such as preventing people from making copies. This technical mechanism is generally called "DRM" for "digital rights management." Browsers must implement DRM in a way that makes the content owners comfortable. Otherwise they won't allow their content to be viewed through that browser.
Continued : https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2014/05/14/drm-and-the-challenge-of-serving-users/
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