The W3C earned a reputation, when it was first created back in the 20th century, as a place where the universal interests of Web users were held paramount. I think the time has come to revisit whether this reputation is still valid.
DRM and Web security. September 21st, 2016 by Ian Hickson in Multimedia, W3C. For a few years now, the W3C has been working on a specification that extends the HTML standard to add a feature that literally, and intentionally, does nothing but limit the potential of the Web.