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

From: Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2012 01:58:52 +0200
To: public-tracking@w3.org
Cc: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, Tamir Israel <tisrael@cippic.ca>
Message-ID: <1466036.8Deveb5Byx@hegel.sophia.w3.org>
On Tuesday 12 June 2012 16:30:21 Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> DNT is not the only consent mechanism.  Right now it doesn't
> even qualify as one.  Inside the tracking status resource you
> will see a link to a control resource.  That resource is a
> consent mechanism.  It doesn't depend on DNT.  It doesn't
> disappear even if the DNT field is ignored.  And that's just
> one of many possible consent mechanisms other than DNT that
> a site might use in order to comply with regional laws.

You could implement P3P that had already that opt-out URI 10 years 
ago... Roy, are you suggesting we repeat history?

Rigo
Received on Wednesday, 13 June 2012 23:59:17 UTC

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