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Re: MAC addresses and privacy...

From: Karl Dubost <karl+w3c@la-grange.net>
Date: Tue, 12 Oct 2010 05:05:49 -0400
Cc: public-privacy@w3.org
Message-Id: <42D6DFF5-3181-42A1-95BB-0B5D0E70355F@la-grange.net>
To: Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>

Le 11 oct. 2010 à 16:17, Rigo Wenning a écrit :
> This only works for the EU where you have subject access requests. And those 
> are burdensome. We are techies here, right? What about a subject access API 
> for web services? I know a lot of privacy advocates would like to have such an 
> API. 

Reposting what I sent on October 4 on this list. The very simple first step is 

Le 4 oct. 2010 à 19:40, Karl Dubost a écrit :
> The next question is then, "can we opt-out?"
> In SkyHook privacy policy [1], there is no information 
> to remove your device Ethernet address from their DB. 
> The FAQ [2] doesn't give more information either.
> In Google Geolocation Privacy Policy [6] doesn't explain 
> how to opt out your MAC address.
> Note that often the irony for opting out is that you have 
> to be identified.

Karl Dubost
Montréal, QC, Canada
Received on Tuesday, 12 October 2010 09:06:08 UTC

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