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Re: Today's call: summary on user agent compliance

From: Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 08 Jun 2012 20:39:40 +0200
To: Tamir Israel <tisrael@cippic.ca>
Cc: Shane Wiley <wileys@yahoo-inc.com>, Jeffrey Chester <jeff@democraticmedia.org>, Ninja Marnau <nmarnau@datenschutzzentrum.de>, "ifette@google.com" <ifette@google.com>, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, David Singer <singer@apple.com>, "public-tracking@w3.org (public-tracking@w3.org)" <public-tracking@w3.org>
Message-ID: <3044999.I4tNi60t1N@hegel.sophia.w3.org>
On Friday 08 June 2012 13:59:57 Tamir Israel wrote:
> However, in this context, I'm not clear that where a server
> merely  notifies the user they will ignore their DNT-1 signal,
> that this is sufficient to gain user consent for server tracking.

In case of NACK, it will fall back to the legal default. Which is 
/null in the US and "no opt-in for you service" in many other 
jurisdictions. So from an EU standpoint, ignoring the signal is kind 
of not really beneficial. 

Rigo
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