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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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Shocking: Did the W3C Sell Out to Microsoft?

http://www.tomshardware.com

It’s the official HTML5 test that praises IE9's HTML5 features. The W3C has spoken, the IE9 is the best HTML5 browser. But my question is: How credible can the test be, if you discredit it yourself and if you quietly change the results?

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Why Free Software Movement must get involved in Internet Privacy Workshop: 8 and 9 December 2010

http://www.ietf.org

« The Internet Architecture Board (IAB), World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Internet Society (ISOC) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) will hold a joint Internet privacy workshop on 8 and 9 December 2010 at MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts on the question: How Can Technology Help to Improve Privacy on the Internet? ...»

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“Behind the Open Codec FUD Attack, W3C Captured by Microsoft, Apple, Nokia and So On?”

http://techrights.org

Microsoft and Apple continue their attack on freedom facilitation in the World Wide Web and Apple's PR problem escalates

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Jeff Jaffe now W3C CEO

http://www.h-online.com

Ex-Novell CTO, Jeff Jaffe, is now CEO of the web standards organisation

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W3C proposes hardware interface

http://www.h-online.com

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) draft for a "System Information API" specifies JavaScript functions for accessing the battery, CPU, sensors and other hardware characteristics of a device. For this purpose, the window.navigator object's SystemInfo interface has to implement the get, set and watch methods.

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Article for wide review: Choosing a language tag

http://www.w3.org

"Comments are being sought on this article prior to final release. Please send any comments to www-international at w3 dot org. We expect to publish a final version in one to two weeks..."

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W3C Detoxicated from Microsoft Influence, But Regains Microsoft and Apple Presence

http://boycottnovell.com

The HTML Working Group at the W3C loses a co-chairing Microsoft employee, but gains two who are coming from freedom-hostile firms

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HTML 5 - W3C Working Draft 25 August 2009

http://www.w3.org

"This specification defines the 5th major revision of the core language of the World Wide Web: the Hypertext Markup Language (HTML).

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HTML 5: Could it kill Flash and Silverlight?

http://www.infoworld.com

HTML 5, a groundbreaking upgrade to the prominent Web presentation specification, could become a game-changer in Web application development, one that might even make obsolete such plug-in-based rich Internet application (RIA) technologies as Adobe Flash, Microsoft Silverlight, and Sun JavaFX.

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The IGF Success Story: Why Proprietary Software should be Prohibited!

http://www.webfoundation.org

"To understand the importance of a UN World Summit, one has to remember that they are held rarely; only when there is an issue of large societal impacts, such as women's rights in 1945, or global climate changes more recently.

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Mozilla Grant will help Wikipedia Support Video

http://www.pcworld.com

"The proliferation of standards-based video sharing and collaboration is set to take off with a $US100,000 grant from the Mozilla Foundation to fund the development of the Ogg Theora video codec and server-side streaming software.

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Video, Audio and Cross Domain Usage

http://www.bluishcoder.co.nz

"This is a heads up for a change to the HTML5 media elements that may break existing usage. If you use 'video' or 'audio' then you may need to make changes to the way you serve your media resources..."

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Seven OWL 2 Drafts Published

http://www.w3.org

"2008-10-09: The OWL Working Group published seven documents yesterday relating to the OWL 2 Web Ontology Language. OWL 2 extends OWL, a core standard of the Semantic Web, adding new features that users have requested and that software providers are prepared to implement. The documents are: ..."

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