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Re: "cross-site"

From: Tom Lowenthal <tom@mozilla.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2011 12:34:12 -0800
Message-ID: <4EC2CCC4.6010000@mozilla.com>
To: public-tracking@w3.org
Mark, the issue of sites vs entities has been discussed at length in the
group. Please read the mailing list archives and meeting minutes to get
appraised of the discussion so far.

On 11/15/2011 11:21 AM, Mark Nottingham wrote:
> 
> On 14/11/2011, at 6:26 PM, Karl Dubost wrote:
> 
>> Old:
>>    This specification defines the technical mechanisms
>>    for expressing a cross-site tracking preference via
>>    the DNT request header field in HTTP…
>>
>> New:
>>    This specification defines the technical mechanisms
>>    for expressing a tracking preference across sites
>>    via the DNT request header field in HTTP
> 
> The subject of the constraint here is still *sites*, not transfer of data between parties. 
> 
> Perhaps something like:
> 
> This specification defines the technical mechanisms for
> expressing a preference regarding transfer of tracking data
> between parties via the DNT request header field in HTTP
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> --
> Mark Nottingham
> http://www.mnot.net/
> 
> 
> 
> 
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