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Re: Super Cookies in Privacy Browsing mode

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:03:32 +0000
Cc: Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>, public-privacy@w3.org
Message-id: <0C5399AC-3315-4654-B9E0-537BA6EAE938@apple.com>
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>

> On Jan 22, 2015, at 16:09 , Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net> wrote:
> 
> * Rigo Wenning wrote:
>> By giving Google a different identity when shopping gifts. This is done using 
>> another login/cookie/ID. Ok, they theortically can correlate you via the IP 
>> address, but doing so would be clearly abusive. 
> 
> It seems reasonable to assume they would do that for fraud detection, to
> help users merge and link accounts not meant to be fully separate and so
> on.

As I say, the ‘persona’ proposal does NOT ask the sites to ignore or not know that it’s you;  it asks the sites to keep the records well enough segregated that the personae don’t affect each other in a visible way.


David Singer
Manager, Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Friday, 23 January 2015 11:04:05 UTC

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