[html5] Video Security

Dmitry Kharlamov animusdius at gmail.com
Mon Feb 14 03:46:03 PST 2011

Hi Ian,

Thank you! This is very helpful!

Kindest regards,


On 14 February 2011 12:49, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:

> On Sat, 12 Feb 2011, Dmitry Kharlamov wrote:
> >
> > We have a premium video content available via subscription. We are
> > already using HTML5 video to deliver free videos and are very keen to
> > start using it for premium content. However, the main consideration is
> > how copy protected we can be using the HTML5 video formats. At the
> > moment we are using the RTMP Streaming solution along with Flash DRM
> > protection. Is there likely to be or maybe already is something similar
> > for the HTML5 video standard?
> There is indeed already copy protection available for video content played
> using the HTML <video> element. Assuming you are based in the US, you can
> find more information about the copy protection available to this content
> at the following Web site:
>   http://www.copyright.gov/title17/
> This copy protection scheme also works for the HTML page, the CSS files,
> any JavaScript, and any images you may use as part of the video playback
> experience. Similar solutions exist in other countries as well.
> HTH,
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