Netflix worries open-source advocates with push for digital rights in HTML5

07/22/2013 | TechHive

Netflix is looking to shift its video streaming technology to HTML5 video standards, a move that also has the company lobbying for the inclusion of a digital rights management technology in HTML5 standards. The effort has prompted a call for a boycott from members of the open-source community, who say they are concerned that any such technology would decrease transparency and lead to a boom in the use of digital rights technology on the Web.

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