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Re: Art 10: Issue 3 - cookies

From: Giles Hogben <giles.hogben@jrc.it>
Date: Sat, 07 Feb 2004 10:34:53 +0100
To: Lorrie Cranor <lorrie@cs.cmu.edu>
Cc: "'public-p3p-spec'" <public-p3p-spec@w3.org>
Message-ID: <e5b3b350.b350e5b3@sti.jrc.it>


> > Here are the latest suggested changes (the guidelines text has 
> changed 
> > quite
> > a lot so please check):
> >
> > Text for 2.3.2.7.
> > -----------------
> > Add:
> > User agents evaluating cookies SHOULD apply the results of a 
> preference> match on the cookie's policy before setting the cookie.
> 
> How about
> 
> User agents that evaluate cookie polices SHOULD perform this 
> evaluation 
> before setting a cookie.

This does not convey the advice. that the cookie should not be saved 
if it doesn't match the user's preferences.

(Thanks for the other comments, don't have time this week to reply as 
I am travelling...)

> 
> 
> >
> > 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
> > preferences.
> 
> In my mail on Issue 1 I had suggested a section called "Timing of 
> Notices to Users"... now I'm thinking the section should be 
> "Timing of 
> Policy Evaluation and Notice to Users" ... then we can include 
> this 
> paragraph at the end of that section.
> 
> 
> 
> >
> > -------------------------------------
> > 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
> > Ispra
> > 21020 VA
> > Italy
> >
> > giles.hogben@jrc.it
> > tel:+390332789187
> > fax:+390332789576
> >
> >
> 
> 
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