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RE: ISSUE-179: Make sure in the spec that we clarify information provided explicitly by a user (e.g. data typed into a form on a site with a clear privacy policy) is not subject to DNT.

From: Fred Andrews <fredandw@live.com>
Date: Fri, 5 Oct 2012 15:52:06 +0000
Message-ID: <BLU002-W334580260EF16B4E57FC97AA8B0@phx.gbl>
To: Shane Wiley <wileys@yahoo-inc.com>, Tracking Protection Working Group <public-tracking@w3.org>
Shane,

First parties are subject to some DNT restrictions:

4. "The First Party must not pass information about this transaction to non-service provider third parties who could not collect the data themselves under this Recommendation."

I see no reason that "information   provided explicitly by a user" should be exempt from DNT.

cheers
Fred

From: wileys@yahoo-inc.com
To: fredandw@live.com; public-tracking@w3.org
Date: Fri, 5 Oct 2012 08:28:23 -0700
Subject: RE: ISSUE-179: Make sure in the spec that we clarify information   provided explicitly by a user (e.g. data typed into a form on a site with a   clear privacy policy) is not subject to DNT.

Fred, Again  wrong.  In almost all cases Search and form submission will fall under 1st party protections either directly or through meaningful interaction.   - Shane From: Fred Andrews [mailto:fredandw@live.com] 
Sent: Friday, October 05, 2012 3:05 AM
To: Tracking Protection Working Group
Subject: RE: ISSUE-179: Make sure in the spec that we clarify information provided explicitly by a user (e.g. data typed into a form on a site with a clear privacy policy) is not subject to DNT. 
A click on a navigation button seems just as explicit as a form submission, and excluding navigation buttons would render DNT meaningless so there would appear to be little case for excluding form submission.  Further forms are commonly used for search and surely DNT should prevent the collection of search queries to profile users.

cheers
Fred> Date: Thu, 4 Oct 2012 12:51:57 +0000
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> Subject: ISSUE-179: Make sure in the spec that we clarify information provided explicitly by a user (e.g. data typed into a form on a site with a clear privacy policy) is not subject to DNT.
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> ISSUE-179: Make sure in the spec that we clarify information provided explicitly by a user (e.g. data typed into a form on a site with a clear privacy policy) is not subject to DNT.
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> http://www.w3.org/2011/tracking-protection/track/issues/179
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