BBC Attacks the Open Web, GNU/Linux in Danger

Posted by slacker_mike on Feb 16, 2013 12:39 PM EDT
Computerworld UK; By Glyn Moody
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The Web is one of the most dramatic demonstrations of the power of openness, alongside free software, which not coincidentally runs most of it and the rest of the Internet. At the heart of that openness lies HTML, a completely open way of sharing information. So what would be a really stupid thing you could do to try to throttle that openness and innovation? Why, yes: adding DRM to HTML so that you can lock down Web page elements:

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