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Re: Private User Agent Community Group Proposed

From: Mary Hodder <hodder@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2012 09:55:56 -0700
Cc: Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>, "<public-privacy@w3.org> list)" <public-privacy@w3.org>
Message-Id: <30308C39-9DDB-43BF-8FF7-4022E7CCEB29@gmail.com>
To: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
I agree.. keep the discussion of this in one group as it's easier to track and seems very closely related.

On Sep 17, 2012, at 9:20 AM, David Singer wrote:

> I'd rather see this discussion start in the privacy interest group than Yet Another Community Group, I think.
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> On Sep 17, 2012, at 7:08 , Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org> wrote:
> 
>> FYI, perhaps of interest to some here.
>> --
>> Thomas Roessler, W3C  <tlr@w3.org>  (@roessler)
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>> Begin forwarded message:
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>>> From: Do Not Reply <nobody@w3.org>
>>> Subject: Private User Agent Community Group Proposed
>>> Date: September 17, 2012 15:57:20 +0200
>>> To: public-new-work@w3.org
>>> Archived-At: <http://www.w3.org/mid/E1TDbpA-0006HA-5K@tibor.w3.org>
>>> 
>>> The Private User Agent Community Group has been proposed:
>>> 
>>> --------------------------------------------------
>>> 
>>> The Private User Agent Community Group is chartered to improve user
>>> privacy and user control by designing the User Agent to minimize
>>> fingerprinting and to improve the control the user has over information
>>> shared over the Web and to improve the security of the User Agent in
>>> these regards.  The group seeks to standardize the designs necessary to
>>> achieve these goals, to develop extensions designed for privacy to
>>> mitigate inevitable losses of functionality, to foster consideration of
>>> privacy in the design of other Web standards, and to discuss and develop
>>> implementations and test suits.  Mechanisms for expressing user privacy
>>> preferences to servers and content provides are outside the scope of
>>> this group.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> --------------------------------------------------
>>> 
>>> You are invited to support the creation of this group:
>>> http://www.w3.org/community/groups/proposed#pua
>>> 
>>> Once the group has a total of five supporters, W3C launch the group
>>> and people can join to begin work.
>>> 
>>> In order to join the group, you will need a W3C account. To request one:
>>> http://www.w3.org/community/account/request
>>> 
>>> If you believe that there is an issue with this group that requires
>>> the attention of the W3C staff, please send us email on
>>> site-comments@w3.org.
>>> 
>>> Thank you,
>>> W3C Community Development Team
>>> 
>>> 
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> David Singer
> Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
> 
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