Port Request: Mono Moonlight
mueller6724 at bellsouth.net
Sat Mar 29 10:11:16 UTC 2014
> Silverlight 2 supports Microsoft /PlayReady/ Digital Rights Management
> (DRM). This is the DRM solution being used by Netflix's "Watch
> Instantly" service for streaming movies to PC (Windows-only) and Mac
> Status: *unsupported*
> And a quick google seems to indicate that the only way to watch netflix
> on Linux is wine or a VM. So you'd have to look at one of those as a
If this Digital Rights Management is how Netflix treats its customers, we ought to be content to not give Netflix our money.
At least, that's how I feel.
I also remember, before installing the popup blocker in (Mozilla) Seamonkey, a Netflix window would pop up on top of the web page I was viewing: very annoying. That deterred me from wanting anything to do with Netflix.
On the subject of Silverlight and Moonlight, I remember that for a time, freefilefillableforms.com required Silverlight for using their site to prepare their forms for e-filing U.S. income tax returns. Then it was Adobe Flash. Now I don't know.
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