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Re: ISSUE-111 - Exceptions are broken

From: Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 09 Mar 2012 08:34:22 +0100
To: Shane Wiley <wileys@yahoo-inc.com>
Cc: "public-tracking@w3.org" <public-tracking@w3.org>, Kevin Smith <kevsmith@adobe.com>, "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>
Message-ID: <2115649.bmMs8JJGNv@hegel.sophia.w3.org>

I was arguing on a pure theoretic level here. Sorry that the details were 
washed away. Yes, you're right, there are codes of conduct, serious self 
regulation and state law limitations. What I meant was only the absence of an 
overall federal privacy system comparable to the EU Directive.

But this is moot anyway as Kevin pointed out that the actors collect each for 
themselves. If in practice, everyone collects by themselves, the sharing is 
less of an issue in this concrete discussion. 



On Thursday 08 March 2012 19:48:50 Shane Wiley wrote:
> I've responded to the conversation later in the chain but did want to point
> out to your comments that while you're correct that Legal constructs for
> data sharing in the ad serving process don't expressly and directly exist
> in the US, the US does have incredibly strong and effective self-regulation
> that prohibits some of the practices you're commented on incorrectly ("In a
> US context, there are no rules, thus no limitations.").
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