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RE: "cross-site"

From: Jules Polonetsky <julespol@futureofprivacy.org>
Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2011 12:42:30 -0500
To: <public-tracking@w3.org>
Message-ID: <008c01cca487$1d918cc0$58b4a640$@futureofprivacy.org>
Some of you may be interested in a service launched by one of our advisory
board companies that enables sites to manage Do Not track for multiple third
parties embedded - 


-----Original Message-----
From: David Wainberg [mailto:dwainberg@appnexus.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, November 16, 2011 11:46 AM
To: Roy T. Fielding
Cc: Karl Dubost; Tom Lowenthal; public-tracking@w3.org
Subject: Re: "cross-site"

Have we settled on branding as the distinguishing factor? I don't think
we've defined tracking or cross-site yet.

On 11/16/11 3:25 AM, Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> On Nov 15, 2011, at 1:17 PM, Karl Dubost wrote:
>> Le 15 nov. 2011 à 15:34, Tom Lowenthal a écrit :
>>> 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.
>> Mark is talking about the document
>>     Tracking Preference Expression (DNT)
>>     W3C Working Draft 14 November 2011
>>     http://www.w3.org/TR/2011/WD-tracking-dnt-20111114/
>> This document is aimed primarily at the implementers audience (not 
>> policy makers). People who will deal with the HTTP layer of the 
>> client and the server. The specification has to be unambiguous for 
>> this audience. At the HTTP layer, There is no such things as a 
>> business entity.
>> There are hosts, domain names, data, etc. We have to clearly keep 
>> that in mind when we are defining the technology.
> The DNT header field has specific semantics.  Part of those semantics 
> is that it expresses the user's preference regarding the tracking (or 
> data sharing) from one branded site to a differently branded site.
> It does not express the user's preference regarding tracking that 
> occurs wholly within one branded site.
> ....Roy
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