👍 Three years after the W3C approved a DRM standard, it’s no longer possible to make a functional indie browser

Liked Three years after the W3C approved a DRM standard, it’s no longer possible to make a functional indie browser (Boing Boing)

The W3C’s mission is to create an Open Web Platform” so that “everyone has the right to implement a software component of the Web without requiring any approvals or waiving license fees.” When EME was approved, we warned that they were effectively ending the Open Web era by putting every future browser developer at the mercy of three giant incumbent browser developers.

And here we are.

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