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

From: Shane Wiley <wileys@yahoo-inc.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2012 17:51:54 -0700
To: Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>, "public-tracking@w3.org" <public-tracking@w3.org>
CC: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, Tamir Israel <tisrael@cippic.ca>
Message-ID: <63294A1959410048A33AEE161379C8023D18786681@SP2-EX07VS02.ds.corp.yahoo.com>
We already are by discussing elements of a standard no one in industry will implement.  You're taking us down that road again...

- Shane

-----Original Message-----
From: Rigo Wenning [mailto:rigo@w3.org] 
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2012 7:59 PM
To: public-tracking@w3.org
Cc: Roy T. Fielding; Tamir Israel
Subject: Re: Today's call: summary on user agent compliance

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?

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