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DRM. can i trust the HTML5 FF supports? don't want ggl, ms spying on me.

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if i disable all CDM, DRM, HTML5, will i still be able to stream videos from youtube?

if i disable all CDM, DRM, HTML5, will i still be able to stream videos from youtube?

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hello manzeec, the cdm/drm modules in firefox can't be used to spy on you - the technical details about these are explained in https://hacks.mozilla.org/2014/05/reconciling-mozillas-mission-and-w3c-eme/

you can however disable the widevine/primetime decryption modules in the firefox menu ≡ > addons > plugins panel. since youtube doesn't use them, you'll still be able to watch videos there.

(html5 is a basic foundation of the modern web & a totally different matter)

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hello manzeec, the cdm/drm modules in firefox can't be used to spy on you - the technical details about these are explained in https://hacks.mozilla.org/2014/05/reconciling-mozillas-mission-and-w3c-eme/

you can however disable the widevine/primetime decryption modules in the firefox menu ≡ > addons > plugins panel. since youtube doesn't use them, you'll still be able to watch videos there.

(html5 is a basic foundation of the modern web & a totally different matter)