The short version is that the W3C approved DRM (Digital Rights/Restrictions Management) and the process was not very open. The inclusion of DRM within the W3C standards has been fought against for years, after an appeal the decision is final: The W3C is no longer for the open and accessib...Read more.. . ..
As written on the W3C's Twitter feed: Motion Picture Association of America, Inc. joined W3C (no period at the end of the sentence either, standards are already breaking apart).
Microsoft, Google and Netflix have already been hacking away at the W3C's v...Read more.. . ..
The discussion about implement DRM in HTML has been ongoing on the W3C mailing lists for a while now. Sometimes it seems more of a flame war than others. Companies like Netflix, Microsoft and even Google are trying to push for a standard that would allow the content distributors to...Read more.. . ..