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Re: Proposed Text for Local Law and Public Purpose

From: David Wainberg <david@networkadvertising.org>
Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2012 13:21:14 -0400
Message-ID: <50818C0A.6060008@networkadvertising.org>
To: John Simpson <john@consumerwatchdog.org>
CC: "Amy Colando (LCA)" <acolando@microsoft.com>, "public-tracking@w3.org" <public-tracking@w3.org>
MRC is the Media Ratings Council, http://mediaratingcouncil.org/, formed 
out of US Congressional hearings in the 60's.

The other example that's come up is the UK's Prescription Medicines Code 
of Practice
Authority, http://www.pmcpa.org.uk/Pages/default.aspx.


On 10/17/12 5:14 PM, John Simpson wrote:
> I'm sorry, maybe I missed something -- it certainly wouldn't be the 
> first time -- but what is MRC accreditation?
>
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> On Oct 17, 2012, at 1:46 PM, Amy Colando (LCA) wrote:
>
>> Hi John.
>> This was intended to address the MRC accreditation scenario that was 
>> previously raised.
>> *From:*John Simpson [mailto:john@consumerwatchdog.org]
>> *Sent:*Wednesday, October 17, 2012 1:19 PM
>> *To:*Amy Colando (LCA)
>> *Cc:*public-tracking@w3.org <mailto:public-tracking@w3.org>
>> *Subject:*Re: Proposed Text for Local Law and Public Purpose
>> Amy,
>> A clarifying question: Can you please give a use case for what sort 
>> of data would be collected for "relevant self-regulatory requirements"?
>> Thanks,
>> John
>> ----------
>> John M. Simpson
>> Consumer Advocate
>> Consumer Watchdog
>> 2701 Ocean Park Blvd., Suite 112
>> Santa Monica, CA,90405
>> Tel: 310-392-7041
>> Cell: 310-292-1902
>> www.ConsumerWatchdog.org <http://www.ConsumerWatchdog.org>
>> john@consumerwatchdog.org <mailto:john@consumerwatchdog.org>
>> On Oct 17, 2012, at 8:05 AM, Amy Colando (LCA) wrote:
>>
>>
>>     Apologies that I have lost track of Action number, which I will
>>     look up later.  Many thanks to Vinay, MeMe and David W. for
>>     assisting with this text.
>>     *6.1.1.9 Compliance with Local Law and Public Purpose*
>>     *Normative:*Regardless of DNT signal, information MAY be
>>     collected, retained, used and shared for complying with
>>     applicable laws, regulations, legal obligations and other public
>>     purposes, including, but not limited to, intellectual property
>>     protection, delivery of emergency services, and relevant
>>     self-regulatory verification requirements.
>>     *Non-normative: *This specification does not purport to require
>>     parties to breach existing contractual obligations.  At the same
>>     time, it is expected that parties implementing this specification
>>     should not enter into new contractual obligations that have the
>>     effect of circumventing specification requirements. This
>>     specification recognizes that there are legitimate
>>     self-regulatory regimes that both protect consumer interests and
>>     govern certain data practices, and the specification does not
>>     intend to conflict with these regimes. However, parties should
>>     whenever possible adhere to the letter and spirit of this
>>     specification, and should not look to such regimes as merely a
>>     means to circumvent the specification.
>>
>
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