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Re: Update on privacy work

From: Frederick Hirsch <w3c@fjhirsch.com>
Date: Mon, 6 Jun 2016 13:43:58 +0900
Cc: W3C Device APIs WG <public-device-apis@w3.org>
Message-Id: <452740C8-E358-4D04-B169-FB6503D80428@fjhirsch.com>
To: "Lukasz Olejnik (W3C)" <lukasz.w3c@gmail.com>
Lukasz

Thanks for the update, makes sense

see inline for additional

regards, Frederick

> On May 28, 2016, at 8:17 PM, Lukasz Olejnik (W3C) <lukasz.w3c@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Hello,
> 
> Thanks for pinging me. 
> I am going through a very... eventful time recently. I keep my eyes open on the lists and works.
> 
> First of all, if I understand correctly, privacy considerations for Vibration are accepted. I'm unsure if we should include a detailed discussion about cross-device, cross-domain and others. Perhaps this should be included in the sensors that can actually read/interpret data (vibration "writes").
> It is also closed in GH.
> 
> For the generic sensors API, I listed [1] and [2] as possible issues that might need to be addressed ("upstream").
> 
> For Ambient Light Sensors, I am waiting for a message indication that the considerations in Vibration API are fine. Then I go to ALS. Yes, indeed I would use my report as a blueprint. But I am thinking of something more, too. We discussed some privacy aspects at [3].
> 
> Is there any "delivery" date I should keep in mind for ALS?

what is status of PING comments?

> 
> I'm also wondering if there may be some other outside-the-box issues, so I asked Riju if it's possible to test the initial implementation (thanks, Riju!). Now I need to close my current tasks outside of W3C and proceed to this as well.
> 
> 
> As for the PDF report, I am also wondering if we could lead this to a W3C Note. Personally, I think this would be an interesting work.
> In this case, I am volunteering to be an editor. I would ask for a co-editor (from DAS and/or PING)?

Perhaps you can start with creating an additional note using a ReSpec template (perhaps Dom has pointer to latest)

> In this case, we should also come up with recomendations for web authors?

I'm not sure what you mean by this

> 
> 
> [1] https://github.com/w3c/sensors/issues/100
> [2] https://github.com/w3c/sensors/issues/99
> [3] https://github.com/w3c/ambient-light/issues/8
> 
> 2016-05-26 15:48 GMT+01:00 Frederick Hirsch <w3c@fjhirsch.com>:
> Lukasz
> 
> We've had an item for Sensor Privacy on the DAS agenda for a while, perhaps you can provide an update by email?
> 
> Thanks for the Sensor privacy analysis - http://lukaszolejnik.com/SensorsPrivacyReport.pdf
> 
> Should this lead to a W3C note?
> 
> What are your next steps related to privacy for the Generic Sensor API and related work like Ambient Light Sensor?
> 
> Thanks
> 
> regards, Frederick
> 
> Frederick Hirsch
> Chair, Devices and Sensors WG
> 
> 
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