Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 24th Feb 2008 21:55 UTC, submitted by Punktyras
Multimedia, AV "The immense popularity of sites like YouTube has unexpectedly turned Flash Video into one of the de facto standards for Internet video. The proliferation of sites using FLV has been a boon for remix culture, as creators made their own versions of posted videos. And thus far there has been no widespread DRM standard for Flash or Flash Video formats; indeed, most sites that use these formats simply serve standalone, unencrypted files via ordinary web servers. Now Adobe, which controls Flash and Flash Video, is trying to change that with the introduction of DRM restrictions in version 9 of its Flash Player and version 3 of its Flash Media Server software."
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RE: Dumb move IMHO
by Axord on Sun 24th Feb 2008 22:56 UTC in reply to "Dumb move IMHO"
Axord
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2005-06-30

Trying to add more restriction might hurt Adobe in long term because companies can switch to another format at anytime.
Or, they could just not use the optional DRM in flash video if they don't like it?

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