Firefox is reluctantly implement html5-drm




Firefox will add support for digital rights management. Browser maker Mozilla does it admits reluctantly; the organization is fundamentally opposed to DRM, but the alternative would be that services like Netflix do not work in Firefox.

Mozilla Firefox 2013 logo Firefox will cooperate with Adobe to introduce, because Adobe already has experience in integrating DRM include Flash. drm support the html5- Support needs to be built and tested, so it will take some time before the functionality is available to users.

Users can choose whether they want to enable. Drm itself The support comes to Firefox for Windows, OS X and Linux; mobile Firefox versions and Firefox OS still get no support.

Companies like Netflix, leaning on DRM to prevent users from ripping video streams, currently use the DRM functionality of plug-ins like Flash and Silverlight to secure. Their streams This approach, however, is being phased out. Instead, the HTML5 standard got built-in support for DRM. Through the encrypted media extensions-api companies can call DRM protection.

Mozilla builds support reluctantly, because it claims to have no choice. Other browser makers have the support already built in and if Firefox do not only would that make the browser a lot less useful. Firefox users would have to move to another browser if they want to use. A video streaming service Namely the organization expects html5-drm soon the only way to DRM protected videos and music to see.

One of the drawbacks of Mozilla is that the code to be used to implement DRM should be closed. Otherwise, the copy would be able to be undone. “This goes against Mozilla’s principles,” writes the organization. Also cites drm control away from the user by the browser maker.


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