This week at W3C: Encrypted Video and the Open Web, Touch Events is a W3C Standard, Auto industry turning to HTML5, etc.

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This is the 4 - 11 October 2013 edition of a “weekly digest of W3C news and trends" that I prepare for the W3C Membership and public-w3c-digest mailing list (publicly archived). This digest aggregates information about W3C and W3C technology from online media —a snapshot of how W3C and its work is perceived in online media. You may tweet your demos and cool dev/design stuff to @koalie, or write me e-mail. If you have suggestions for improvement, please leave a comment.

W3C and HTML5 related Twitter buzz

[What was tweeted frequently, what caught my attention.
Most recent first (popularity is flagged with a figure —number of times the same URIs or tweet was quoted/RTed.]

W3C in the Press (or blogs)

29 articles this week. A selection follows. Highlights:

  • DRM (15 articles, in English, French, Spanish)
  • Launch of Alliance for Affordable Internet
  • Montevideo statement from coordinators of the Internet
[Most recent first. Find keywords and more on our Press clippings]

The Register (10 October), Web daddy Tim Berners-Lee: DRMed HTML least of all evils

Beta News (9 October), Alliance for Affordable Internet wants to drive down the cost of web access around the world

Gigaom (9 October), The DRM dilemma facing the open web

Telefónica Digital Hub (9 October), The many meanings of Open

NetworkWorld (7 October), W3C support of DRM will hurt Web experience, critics say

The Register (7 October), Web Daddy Berners-Lee DRMs HTML5 into 2016

PCWorld (4 October), Web's gatekeepers embrace DRM for next HTML5 standard

IT Business Net (4 October), Oracle Implements W3C's Standard for Data Provenance

VentureBeat (4 October), W3C moves ahead with plans to add DRM to web standards

InfoWorld (4 October), Berners-Lee and W3C approve HTML5 video DRM additions

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