• Jul 9, 2017
  • Glyn Moody
  • Copyright, News, Programming, Security,

Encrypted Media Extensions: Copyright, DRM and the end of the open Web




The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), which sets standards for the Web, has released what it calls a “disposition of comments“, designed to address objections to the controversial Encrypted Media Extensions (EME). EME is officially “a common API that may be used to discover, select and interact with content encryption systems”. In practice, for the … Continue reading “Encrypted Media Extensions: Copyright, DRM and the end of the open Web”

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Tired of DMCA, RIAA now seeks ISP cooperation in catching and stopping copyright infringement




Unhappy with the anti-piracy results of DMCA takedown notices, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is now asking the US Copyright Office to compel Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to become non-neutral participants in copyright enforcement. The RIAA and other lobbying music and entertainment industry giants believe that the current 19-year-old DMCA system creates an … Continue reading “Tired of DMCA, RIAA now seeks ISP cooperation in catching and stopping copyright infringement”

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