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Re: Parties and First Party vs. Third Party (ISSUE-10)

From: Clay Webster <clay.webster@cbsinteractive.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Apr 2012 19:02:35 -0400
Message-ID: <CACOLfqfpmbQZ0_WcGy6NwV_6oSAs4o_x3m_VfTC1-xc6dOCXwQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jeffrey Chester <jeff@democraticmedia.org>
Cc: Tracking Protection Working Group WG <public-tracking@w3.org>

The detailed example I provided is not an invitation for an interrogation.
I may be able to answer technical infrastructure questions which an example
business with independent brands could encounter if DNT defined first
parties by brands and not easy discover-ability.


On Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 6:32 PM, Jeffrey Chester <jeff@democraticmedia.org>wrote:

> We need to consider the different data collection strategies used by CBS
> Interactive brands, which users know little about.  For example, CNET
> Direct uses OBA;  CNET itself relies on "rich mobile and location-based
> programs."  Gamespot appears to use viral and video-based social media
> marketing ("addictive eye candy"); Maxpreps targets teens using
> "advergames," "Immersive environments," "video-in ad units," etc.
> Does CBS use OBA on all its sites, including the one targeting teens?  Are
> all the sites using "immersive" techniques?  How many use advergames?
>  Perhaps we could have clarification from CBS that each site/brand engages
> in the same exact set of data collection practices, and that such data
> collection practices commonly deployed are easily discoverable.  For those
> wanting to look at the handy pdf descriptions of CBS Interactive, see links
> below
> More at:
> http://www.cbsinteractive.com/our_brands.php?tag=main_wrap;sidebar
> http://www.cbsinteractive.com/advertise/media-kit/
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