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Don’t let the myths fool you: the W3C’s plan for DRM in HTML5 is a betrayal to all Web users.

http://freeculture.org

The Free Culture Foundation has posted a thorough response to the most common and misinformed defenses of the W3C's Extended Media Extensions (EME) proposal to inject DRM into HTML5. The FCF counters the three most common myths by unpacking some quotes which explain that 1.) DRM is not about protecting copyright. That is a straw man.

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Defend the Open Web: Keep DRM Out of W3C Standards

https://www.eff.org

There is a proposal currently before the World Wide Web Consortium's HTML5 Working Group to build DRM into the next generation of core Web standards. The proposal is called Encrypted Media Extensions, or EME. Its adoption would be a calamitous development, and must be stopped.

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The Coming HTML 5 Revolution in GNU/Linux

http://beginlinux.com

I have spent the last couple of weeks working on a very ambitious C++ program. The program is a software model of a mechanical engineering system. I have never undertaken a more challenging or more rewarding computer programming project. As I spent hour after hour poring over the code, I began to realize why everyone is making such a fuss about HTML 5.

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GTK+ 3.2 Released With HTML5 And Wayland Backends Support

http://www.webupd8.org

GTK+ 3.2 has been released with two eagerly expected features: experimental support for Wayland and HTML5 "Broadway" backends. The HTML5 "Broadway" backend allows rendering GTK applications in HTML5-capable browsers. That means that you can run Gedit, GIMP and other applications in a web browser (both local and remotely).

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Creating Firefox web apps that look like native apps

http://www.brighthub.com

HTML5 and Flash have been used to great effect in recreating traditional desktop apps that can be run through your web browser. Google is so confident that web apps can replace your desktop apps that it has released the ChromeOS, which is not much more than the Chrome web browser presented as a desktop operating system.

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British Telecom: please include freedom in your new music service

http://fsfe.org

As British Telecom plans to roll out their new music subscription service to its 5.5 million broadband customers, FSFE asks them to make user freedom one of the product's key features.

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Tagesschau.de awarded for the use of Open Standards

http://fsfe.org

Today the ARD internet platform Tagesschau.de will receive an award for the use of Open Standards at the "Document Freedom Day". The prize is awarded by the Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) and the Foundation for a Free Information Infrastructure e.V. (FFII) for offering the broadcasted shows also in the free video format "Ogg Theora".

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USDOJ opens anti-trust investigation of MPEG-LA

http://yro.slashdot.org

The Wall Street Journal reports MPEG-LA's statement to try to prevent Google's VP8 codec from spreading is the reason of the interest of the US Department of Justice.

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How to upload a video to YouTube and ensure it is viewable in WebM

http://www.fsf.org

YouTube will make anything uploaded in WebM available for viewing in WebM, for users who have opted in to the HTML5 version of the site, so if you follow this recipe, any videos of yours that get shared there will be viewable by users using all free software!

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15 HTML5 Demos Showcasing Prowess of HTML5 Over Adobe Flash

http://www.techdrivein.com

HTML is basically a standard for structuring and presenting content in the internet and HTML5 is the newest incarnation of HTML. HTML5 is supposed to have features like video playback which currently depends upon third-party(and proprietary) browser plug-ins like Adobe Flash.

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How ready is your browser for HTML5- Take the test

http://www.ghabuntu.com

HTML5 is the second most buzzed word around I think, second only to the Hypepad. In case you're wondering whether your current browser is compatible with it or not, a simple tool to help you determine this is the HTML5 test tool.

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Flash Without the Plugin: a new open-source project

http://smokescreen.us

Smokescreen is a new open-source project aimed at converting Flash to JavaScript/HTML5 to run where it previously couldn’t and better interoperate with webpages where it previously could.

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Mozilla and Opera call for Google open codec in HTML5 spec

http://www.theregister.co.uk

One week after Google open sourced its $124.6m VP8 video codec, Mozilla and Opera have called for its inclusion in the still-gestating HTML5 specification. As it stands, the HTML5 spec does not specify a video codec. Browser makers are free to use any codec they like, and the big names are split between the patent-backed H.264 and the open source Ogg Theora.

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Google Open Sources VP8 Video Codec, Packs It Into WebM Video Format - Already Available On YouTube

http://www.webupd8.org

As you probably know, a Google I/O conference was held today and a lot of blogs said they will announce big things. And big it was: Google officially announced the release of an open source, royalty-free video format called WebM which will be using the VP8 codec Google aquired from On2 as well as Vorbis audio.

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Major Browser Vendors Launch WebM Free Open Video Project

http://www.webmonkey.com

The web received a shiny new gift Wednesday morning — a truly open and royalty-free video codec for HTML5 web pages. The new open media project called WebM; the VP8 codec is at the center of it. All Free and Open Source.

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