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Re: privacy definitions -- was: WebID questions

From: <wilton@isoc.org>
Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2012 08:35:06 +0000
Message-ID: <1293133094-1350462872-cardhu_decombobulator_blackberry.rim.net-145448694-@b4.c6.bise7.blackberry>
To: "David Singer" <singer@apple.com>, "Henry Story" <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Cc: "Melvin Carvalho" <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>, "Ben Laurie" <benl@google.com>, "public-privacy list" <public-privacy@w3.org>, public-webid@w3.org
I agree; there are already tools that will tell you is cookies are being set (or blocked...).

A tool which could tell you what the identifier is that has been set by a given site would provide useful raw data, but that data would need more processing over time if it were to be used as the basis for user decisions about separation of personas.


Sent from my BlackBerry - apologies for typos/terseness

-----Original Message-----
From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2012 16:28:27 
To: Henry Story<henry.story@bblfish.net>
Cc: Melvin Carvalho<melvincarvalho@gmail.com>; Ben Laurie<benl@google.com>; public-privacy list<public-privacy@w3.org>; <public-webid@w3.org>
Subject: Re: privacy definitions -- was: WebID questions

I think Aza is doing something different from what I heard you imply.  I thought you wanted a visual indicator somewhere "this site has cookies set".  Aza seems to be saying here "you are logged-in to this site as GuyFawkes".  These are different statements, and the first has questionnable value.  Sorry if I misunderstood.
David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.

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