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Re: a/@ping discussion (ISSUE-1 and ISSUE-2), was: An HTML language specification vs. a browser specification

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Sun, 23 Nov 2008 13:29:59 +0100
Message-ID: <49294CC7.5050309@lachy.id.au>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

Julian Reschke wrote:
> Ian Hickson wrote:
>>> Speaking of which: I can easily imagine that in certain countries, 
>>> laws will require this feature to be turned off by default.
>>
>> If true, that would be yet another reason to keep it -- it would make 
>> complying with local laws easier.
> 
> Interesting point.
> 
> So let's assume for a second that national regulations (in a country 
> with significant population) would force a vendor to ship with this 
> feature disabled. Would it still be used for link tracking in practice?

AFAIK, you're not a lawyer, and speculating about unfounded, 
hypothetical legal issues really isn't helpful.

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Lachlan Hunt - Opera Software
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