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Art 10: Issue 3 - cookies

From: Giles Hogben <giles.hogben@jrc.it>
Date: Thu, 5 Feb 2004 09:09:52 +0100
To: "'public-p3p-spec'" <public-p3p-spec@w3.org>
Message-ID: <006101c3ebbf$6f0279e0$362abf8b@cs.jrc.it>

Here are the latest suggested changes (the guidelines text has changed quite
a lot so please check):

Text for
User agents evaluating cookies SHOULD apply the results of a preference
match on the cookie's policy before setting the cookie.

Text for guidelines
Certain jurisdictions view the storage of cookies on a user's hard drive as
an act of data processing. In such jurisdictions (e.g. the EU), policies
should always be evaluated before a cookie is set and cookies should not be
stored unless the cookie's policy is found to comply with the user's

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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