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

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2012 02:12:13 -0700
Cc: "public-tracking@w3.org (public-tracking@w3.org)" <public-tracking@w3.org>
Message-Id: <F8BD337A-75F2-4A4C-9C45-B9099980303E@gbiv.com>
To: Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>
On Jun 14, 2012, at 1:46 AM, Rigo Wenning wrote:

> why should I go to a web-form to opt-out if it is sufficient to 
> instruct my user agent to send a DNT:1 signal?

Because it isn't sufficient if your browser does not support
DNT, if its DNT implementation is broken, or if specific
regional laws require additional measures beyond DNT
(like control over the data that has been collected).

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