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Re: DNT:0

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2012 19:58:18 +0000
Cc: "ifette@google.com" <ifette@google.com>, "public-tracking@w3.org Group WG" <public-tracking@w3.org>
Message-Id: <2BAED7F1-EC05-47E9-B371-A4E95B503C71@apple.com>
To: Shane Wiley <wileys@yahoo-inc.com>
I agree;  perhaps add "as if no DNT signal had been received."

On Jun 13, 2012, at 7:40 , Shane Wiley wrote:

> Suggest we remove discussion of specific business practices since those are still under debate (akin to a definition for “tracking”) and simply state that DNT:0 means a site may operate as normal.
>  
> “Upon receiving a request with DNT:0, a site may operate as normal and continue with its standard data collection, retention, and use practices.”
>  
> - Shane
>  
> From: Ian Fette (イアンフェッティ) [mailto:ifette@google.com] 
> Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2012 10:18 AM
> To: public-tracking@w3.org Group WG
> Subject: DNT:0
>  
> This is meant to satisfy ISSUE-148 and ACTION-208 (definition of DNT:0)
>  
> "Upon receiving a request with DNT:0, a site may reasonably interpret such a request as consent for personalization of content based on the user's identity or activity that the server may be aware of or become aware of, and the collection and retention of such activity, as well as consent to such mechanisms as may be required to collect said activity, including, but not limited to, the use of cookies. Additionally, restrictions placed on the collection and use of data by this recommendation shall not apply to any data received as part of a request with a DNT:0 signal."

David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Thursday, 14 June 2012 20:05:30 UTC

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