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From: Ilkka Oksanen via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 02 Dec 2010 07:11:40 +0000
To: public-dap-commits@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1PO3KO-0003AK-LD@lionel-hutz.w3.org>
Update of /sources/public/2009/dap/camera
In directory hutz:/tmp/cvs-serv12058

Modified Files:
	Overview-API.html 
Log Message:

Added a warning about leakage of privacy-sensitive data. Text is from 
copy pasted from HTML Media Capture specification.




Index: Overview-API.html
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RCS file: /sources/public/2009/dap/camera/Overview-API.html,v
retrieving revision 1.38
retrieving revision 1.39
diff -u -d -r1.38 -r1.39
--- Overview-API.html	12 Nov 2010 20:49:02 -0000	1.38
+++ Overview-API.html	2 Dec 2010 07:11:38 -0000	1.39
@@ -128,6 +128,13 @@
 
     <h3>Privacy considerations for implementers of Capture API</h3>
 
+    <p>In addition to the requirements already highlighted in the
+    [[!HTML5]] and [[!FILE-API]] specifications, implementors should
+    take care of additional leakage of privacy-sensitive data from
+    captured media. For instance, embedding the user's location in a
+    captured media metadata (e.g. EXIF) might transmit more private
+    data than the user might be expecting.</p>
+
     <p>A conforming implementation of this specification MUST provide a
     mechanism that protects the user's privacy and this mechanism SHOULD
     ensure that privacy information is not revealed without user's
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