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Art 10 Issue 2: Jurisdiction

From: Giles Hogben <giles.hogben@jrc.it>
Date: Thu, 5 Feb 2004 09:04:54 +0100
To: "'public-p3p-spec'" <public-p3p-spec@w3.org>
Message-ID: <006001c3ebbe$bd6348e0$362abf8b@cs.jrc.it>

Here is the latest suggested text and Jurisdiction Extension spec: please
review the text as I don't think we discussed it in the call.

Jurisdiction Disclosure:

We suggest that an Jurisdiction extension be added to the recipient element:

[??] Extension
 " service=" quoted-URI
 [" short-description=" quotedstring]
[" long-description=" quotedstring]



LEXnumdoc&lg=EN&numdoc=31995L0046&model=guichett" short-description="EU law"
long-description="This service operates within the EU"></JURISDICTION>
Text for specification:

The jurisdiction extension element allows user agents to make judgements
about the trustworthiness of a data recipient based on the regulatory
environment they are placed in. For example organizations within the
European Union can be assumed to comply to European data protection law.
Some jurisdictions prohibit transfer of data to certain other jurisdictions
without the explicit consent of the data subject. Therefore declaring a data
transfer activity using the P3P jurisdiction extension is not sufficient to
guarantee its legality. 

Giles Hogben
European Commission Joint Research Centre
Institute for the Protection and Security of the Citizen Cybersecurity
New technologies for Combatting Fraud Unit
TP 267
Via Enrico Fermi 1
21020 VA

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