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is a site-wide exception 'safe'?

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Sat, 07 Apr 2012 20:00:58 -0700
Message-id: <53CC3930-21B0-46D9-92B0-D718E00BD9CD@apple.com>
To: "public-tracking@w3.org (public-tracking@w3.org)" <public-tracking@w3.org>
If internet portals can choose to insert ads onto pages that previously did not have them, what this mean for a "site/*" permission from the user?  Exactly whose choice of advertiser are they trusting?

<http://tech.slashdot.org/story/12/04/07/1722201/some-hotspot-operators-secretly-intercept-insert-ads-in-web-pages>

David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Sunday, 8 April 2012 03:02:07 UTC

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