MPTF/MPTF Discussions/Delivery in distribution windows/Common content secuirty requirements

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This is a list of common content security technical requirements derived from the related use-cases

  1. The Media element [1] should be used to play protected content including:
    1. Media resources with multiple media tracks
    2. Synchronising multiple media elements
    3. Timed text tracks
  2. Enable use of the Media element to play content protected by methods not built into the user agent.
    1. Blend <object> /<embed> external resource reference with video/audio element APIs
  3. Provide Web content with common interface to content protection
    1. Provide a way to pass protection parameters to the user agent via a common API.
    2. Provide events and error codes so that the user agent can convey protection related status to web content.
  4. Enable servers to authenticate applications and users
    1. Common authentication interface
  5. Provide information so page server can make content available depending on level of protection available in user agent
    1. Is HTTP user agent string enough?
    2. API so page can determine UA protection capabilities