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RE: Considering browser vendor as a third party

From: Shane Wiley <wileys@yahoo-inc.com>
Date: Fri, 8 Jun 2012 12:58:08 -0700
To: Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>, "public-tracking@w3.org" <public-tracking@w3.org>
CC: David Singer <singer@apple.com>, Tom Lowenthal <tom@mozilla.com>, "TOUBIANA, VINCENT (VINCENT)" <Vincent.Toubiana@alcatel-lucent.com>
Message-ID: <63294A1959410048A33AEE161379C8023D185908EF@SP2-EX07VS02.ds.corp.yahoo.com>
I agree the question is a valid one.  But as the group has already discussed "meaningful interaction" as a condition to move a widget from a 3rd party context to a 1st party context, why wouldn't that apply in this case?  If you agree, then web browsers would be considered 1st parties and are largely out of scope for the TPWG specification.

- Shane

-----Original Message-----
From: Rigo Wenning [mailto:rigo@w3.org] 
Sent: Friday, June 08, 2012 12:52 PM
To: public-tracking@w3.org
Cc: David Singer; Tom Lowenthal; TOUBIANA, VINCENT (VINCENT)
Subject: Re: Considering browser vendor as a third party

On Thursday 07 June 2012 14:44:37 David Singer wrote:
> I don't think that's the question.  What is the status of the
> browser *vendor*'s online site?

Vincent raised an important question: What happens if the browser 
phones home. I hear all saying this is out of scope and will be 
determined by the applicable jurisdiction. Fine. But it was very 
important to raise that question IMHO. 

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