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

From: Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2012 01:53:36 +0200
To: public-tracking@w3.org, ifette@google.com
Cc: Kevin Smith <kevsmith@adobe.com>, "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>
Message-ID: <2952688.a2V4JtgYOc@hegel.sophia.w3.org>
On Wednesday 13 June 2012 16:38:21 Ian Fette wrote:
> Because I thought we said earlier (in DC) that we expected
> browsers would only show exception UI in response to a user
> gesture. Otherwise, you end up with popups on every page (which
> apparently some people think is an OK outcome).

Ok, I challenge you with my research result:

When Dave made the privacy dashboard, I had the idea that everybody 
has their "known territory" in the digital world. I uncovered this 
while training my CRM114 spam-protection system. It would start by 
asking me for every other email. After 3 weeks, accuracy was over 
90%. After 4 month of training, I got one false positive and about 5 
false negatives per month. 

Translated into the dashboard, we had this hanging bar. It would 
only appear if you encounter something new. This is what users 
expect. It works on a per-site basis and has per-site permissions. 
Try it at code.w3.org/privacy-dashboard/ UI was tested in UX labs. 
It is still somewhat alpha.. I don't want to mandate anything, just 
suggest that we think beyond "pop up". 

It has shown a way to inform the user that is not invasive (pop up) 
and still does the trick. So we may have a third way. We should at 
least look at that option. 

Received on Wednesday, 13 June 2012 23:54:02 UTC

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