johnhudson wrote:Done it already.
However, there is nothing to stop people from adding DRM to HTML5 - the question will be which browsers will implement the necessary code.
Not all browsers implement all the existing features.
"This proposal stands apart from all other aspects of HTML standardization: it defines a new 'black box' for the entertainment industry, fenced off from control by the browser and end-user,"
At least, according to Danny O'Brien of the EFF - see EFF Makes Formal Objection to DRM in HTML5
[Thanks to Groklaw and BoingBoing for the breadcrumb trail]
Reminds me a bit of the non-standard data islands in Microsoft's OOXML "standard".
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