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Re: [sensors] Malicious use of the phone's Gyroscope

From: יוסי אורן <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 08 Jun 2016 06:34:23 +0000
To: public-device-apis@w3.org
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In my opinion adding too many choices (magnetometer, barometer, 
ohmmeter) is just shoveling the responsibility for security decisions 
over to the users. “orientation” seems to be the proper resolution at 
which to address this.
> On 8 ביוני 2016, at 9:06, Tobie Langel <notifications@github.com> 
wrote:
> 
> Yes, though I haven't looked into how granular to make that 
permission (e.g. should the gyroscope, magnetometer and accelerometer 
be grouped under the same permission or not, etc.). Input on this from
 a security and user-friendliness perspective would be quite useful, 
especially taking in account how often these sensors' outputs are 
fused together.
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