Why is Creative Commons supporting proprietary DRM?

Martin Springer is unhappy that the Creative Commons leadership supports Adobe’s proprietary DRM format for metadata, rather than the open source alternative Chillout:

He writes that:

What I don’t understand is that the Creative Commons developers support a development that will lead to a situation where content creators will have to pay license fees to an intermediary software manufacturer if they want to be paid for their work. Open Source developers should rather support the development of the Chillout platform, which will be the foundation of a free platform to conduct content related business on the internet.”

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