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Re: Alternative Text for DNT: 0 (ACTION-209, ISSUE-148)

From: Jonathan Mayer <jmayer@stanford.edu>
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2012 17:08:33 -0700
To: Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>
Cc: public-tracking@w3.org
Message-ID: <24AC5703EF4D450CBC7E46F909D3D645@gmail.com>
Rigo, 

Could you mock up a UI that would, in your view, satisfy EU law?  This is difficult to discuss in the abstract.

Thanks,
Jonathan


On Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at 5:03 PM, Rigo Wenning wrote:

> Jonathan, 
> 
> for EU consent purposes we need a more detailed list of allowances 
> (aka "at least") I took an action with Shane, but this is overdue. 
> So this is just a heads up that I believe we need not only to 
> release the restrictions from the compliance spec, but also a set of 
> positive permissions for the ad chains to work in the EU context. 
> Because otherwise, DNT:0 will not give permissions in regulated 
> environments (also think about Australia & Japan)
> 
> I presented yesterday at the IAB Europe and there was some interest 
> in providing further input, hopefully. 
> 
> Rigo
> 
> On Wednesday 13 June 2012 10:43:35 Jonathan Mayer wrote:
> > Normative:
> > 
> > i. In General
> > 
> > A DNT: 0 exception allows a website to conduct specific practices
> > that are otherwise prohibited by this specification.
> > 
> > ii. Explanation Requirement
> > 
> > When a website requests a DNT: 0 exception, it MUST clearly
> > explain those practices to the user.
> > 
> > iii. Multiple Semantics
> > 
> > If a website maintains multiple semantics for DNT: 0, it is
> > responsible for associating the proper semantic with a user
> > agent. If a website cannot determine the semantics associated
> > with a DNT: 0 exception, it may not rely on the exception.
> > 
> > Non-Normative Discussion:
> > 
> > i. Legal Implications
> > 
> > This specification does not take a position on whether the DNT: 0
> > exception mechanism is sufficient to satisfy any legal
> > requirements.
> > 
> 
> 
> 
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