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Re: More privacy icons efforts

From: Richard Barnes <richard.barnes@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2010 10:23:44 +0200
Message-ID: <AANLkTinwJ8mtOzX0utdK2EYFN7H6wgx-iLs4etz2yv9g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jens de Smit <jens.desmit@surfnet.nl>
Cc: public-privacy@w3.org
If anyone is in Maastricht this week and interested in discussing,
Ulrich König is here at the IETF.  I believe he presented the privicon
proposal at the Applications area meeting.

On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 9:43 AM, Jens de Smit <jens.desmit@surfnet.nl> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I ran into this site today:
> http://privicons.org/
> It's an effort to standardize ASCII based icons for specifying how the
> privacy of an e-mail should be treated by the recipient(s), codifying
> wishes such as "Confidential", "Don't print", "Burn after reading" etc.
> The idea is that any e-mail client can display the icons (as they're
> ASCII) and supporting email clients can give an extra visual hint or
> even disable print functionality (or at least give a confirmation "Do
> you really want to print this?").
> This particular effort is targeted at electronic messaging but the site
> also has a "Background" section which brings together many other
> "Privacy icons" efforts, including Aza Raskin's proposed set of privacy
> icons. If people feel like continuing the effort of standardizing
> privacy icons for website this would be a great place to read what
> others have thought and said about the subject.
> Regards,
> Jens
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