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Re: ISSUE-78 - capture minimization with EXIF data

From: Ilkka Oksanen <Ilkka.Oksanen@nokia.com>
Date: Thu, 02 Dec 2010 09:18:12 +0200
Message-ID: <4CF74834.3010908@nokia.com>
To: "ext Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com" <Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com>
CC: public-device-apis@w3.org
01/12/2010 17:46, ext Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com kirjoitti:
> The following note is in HTML Media Capture, see 
> http://dev.w3.org/2009/dap/camera/#security :
> 
> [[ 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 userís location in a captured media
> metadata (e.g. EXIF) might transmit more private data than the user
> might be expecting. ]]
> 
> The Media Capture API does not have such a warning - it probably 
> should as well?   see 
> http://dev.w3.org/2009/dap/camera/Overview-API.html#security
> 
> Once we update the Media Capture API appropriately, is there any 
> objection to closing this issue?
> 

Just added the same warning also to Capture API. I'm ready to close the
issue. There is not much more we can do.

     -ilkka
Received on Thursday, 2 December 2010 07:19:23 GMT

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