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Re: brix-n-mortar tracking…

From: Mark Lizar <info@smartspecies.com>
Date: Sat, 18 Feb 2012 12:16:36 +0000
Cc: "public-privacy (W3C mailing list)" <public-privacy@w3.org>
Message-Id: <5BDF0D04-CA16-44F0-A894-0BED3A6AE4A9@smartspecies.com>
To: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Thx for these.

The brick and mortar and online need the same rules.  Opt in for  
tracking.  Even more, people  need to track their own stuff in order  
to be able to see and control the ways commercial organizations  
interact with our personal life.

Which is where standards in notice and usability facilitating the  
transparency so people can see.  Bottom line it is creepy - very creepy.

- Mark

On 18 Feb 2012, at 00:22, David Singer wrote:

> two good articles, with a great quote:
> "But even if you’re following the law, you can do things where  
> people get queasy."
> http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/19/magazine/shopping-habits.html?pagewanted=3&_r=1&smid=fb-share
> http://www.forbes.com/sites/kashmirhill/2012/02/16/how-target-figured-out-a-teen-girl-was-pregnant-before-her-father-did/
> David Singer
> Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
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