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Re: Behavior of user agents after granting exceptions

From: Lee Tien <tien@eff.org>
Date: Sat, 14 Apr 2012 19:24:48 -0700
Cc: public-tracking@w3.org, Matthias Schunter <mts-std@schunter.org>, ifette@google.com
Message-Id: <B053D76B-44A2-457F-8643-035D3D2DA01F@eff.org>
To: Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>
Did we actually reach consensus on the default issue?  I wasn't in DC and have been working cybersecurity stuff so I'm not up on the latest, haven't had a chance to get briefed by Peter.


On Apr 14, 2012, at 7:38 AM, Rigo Wenning wrote:

> On Friday 13 April 2012 22:10:48 Matthias Schunter wrote:
>> This heuristics is in general not permitted as the default. Installed as
>> default (without obtaining a user preference), it would send DNT;1's
>> that do not reflect any collected preference
> To further the violent agreement, let me add that DNT expressions without 
> being a reflection of the user's express intent would not fulfill the EU 
> requirements for consent either. If we say DNT is a reflection/expression of 
> a user's preference, we have to constrain it to something that at least 
> remotely has something to do with a willful act from the user. 
> Best, 
> Rigo
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