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Re: ISSUE-130: Web-wide exceptions - iare there objections to permitting those?

From: Jeffrey Chester <jeff@democraticmedia.org>
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2012 19:16:45 -0400
Cc: Jason Bier <jbier@dotomi.com>, "public-tracking@w3.org" <public-tracking@w3.org>
Message-id: <6758F462-DEE3-475B-81B1-A28A87CC12B9@democraticmedia.org>
To: Marc Groman <mgroman@networkadvertising.org>
While everyone should have reasonable time, I am concerned that companies are now raising concerns at this late hour.  ValueClick already noted its concern about the impact of DNT when it filed its most recent annual report with the SEC--suggesting they have known about these issues for a considerable time.  But if there is something that would impact such things as ValueClick's online lead generation activities, they should explain it now.

Many thanks for the collaborative efforts, inc. last week.

Jeff



Jeffrey Chester
Center for Digital Democracy
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On Apr 11, 2012, at 10:47 PM, Marc Groman wrote:

> I share Jason's concern about the potential impact of this particular provision on third parties and other online businesses (particularly smaller entities and organizations) and request additional time to review the language and consider the practical implications of the proposed text for all stakeholders in the online advertising ecosystem.  
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> On Apr 11, 2012, at 1:14 PM, Jason Bier wrote:
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>> We recognize the desire to move forward and we are interested in engaging in this process.  We still have questions and serious concerns about how this proposed language will impact third parties in the online advertising ecosystem.  There are a number of specific issues that still need to be clarified and we respectfully suggest that further thought is necessary on how this may work in practice.  Since the stated goal here is a standard that can be implemented and voluntarily adopted by a significant part of industry, we must thoroughly review the potential impact of this language on all parities in the ecosystem, including third parties, before this issue is closed.  
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>> Jason J. Bier, Esq., CIPP
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