Okay, back in the fray: https://github.com/w3c/encrypted-media/issues/379#issuecomment-295532877 (Cory's going on a book tour, so I'm EFF's new W3C rep for the next few weeks).
I really do not like that there's a confidentiality agreement for W3C members. There's a bunch of stuff that I'd like to talk about, but we are restricted from saying: I'm sure the same is true for the pro-DRM camp at the W3C. It makes some parts of this debate far too mysterious for outsiders to follow.
As a regular user, I fit that "outsider" label all too well. At least we can trust that groups like the EFF will have our backs.
Fight the good fight! ✊
@mala okay two notes here
one: dear god is cory a deeply, deeply compelling writer
two: i can't believe even the w3c can't escape the anime avatars commenting about social justice
@mala are you going to the AC meeting in Beijing? If so, see you there ☺
@Edent probably not 🙁 a) we don't have much money for travel -- I burned airmiles going to Japan for an AC a few years ago. and b) China doesn't like us very much at the moment. I don't think it's bad enough that I wouldn't get a visa, but it's enough to make me tend to go for another AC meet if I can. And living out of a locked-down Chromebook is a pain.
@mala yes! That's me. Send a pull request for the EFF - would love to have it.
And,yes,getting a visa was challenging.
I'm kinda looking forward to seeing if I can survive on a Chromebook though!
@Edent i remember caving and installing crouton on the way back. Perfect use for a long-haul flight :)
@mala "I'm sure the same is true for the pro-DRM camp at the W3C."
It's probably absolutely true. I seriously doubt they'll curtail their discussion activity as much as you are right now.
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