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Re: enableHighAccuracy as a privacy feature

From: John Morris <jmorris@cdt.org>
Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2010 13:05:21 -0400
Cc: Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>, "Thomson, Martin" <Martin.Thomson@andrew.com>, public-geolocation <public-geolocation@w3.org>
Message-Id: <99EC25B0-876F-4181-9CAF-89CD5F803460@cdt.org>
To: Doug Turner <dougt@dougt.org>

On Mar 24, 2010, at 12:56 PM, Doug Turner wrote:

> I think that there might be many assumptions, but the one that  
> stands out to me is that:
>
> the bad guys will always ask for high accuracy bit,
> the people in the "know" will do the "right thing",
> and everyone else will be confused.
>
>
> Doug

Unless, of course, it is the *user* who is able to decide the level of  
accuracy, as opposed to the bad or good guys....

John
Received on Wednesday, 24 March 2010 17:05:57 GMT

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