[whatwg] Why won't you let us make our own HTML5 browsers?

Mark Callow callow_mark at hicorp.co.jp
Thu Jun 7 20:05:11 PDT 2012

On 08/06/2012 06:09, Ian Hickson wrote:
> The dire warning doesn't work. I'm just saying that's the direction that
> operating system vendors have been going in; that disallowing it in the
> browser case is not a different direction, it's consistent with the
> industry's direction as a whole.
The platform providers want control so they can extract money from
application developers; they do it under the guise of safety & security
so people will go along with it. Governments get control over people in
the same way.

In both cases it is an existential threat to freedom and civil liberties.



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