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Re: Intermediaries interfering with DNT decision making

From: Joseph Lorenzo Hall <joe@cdt.org>
Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2012 14:06:26 -0400
Message-ID: <504E2C22.6030206@cdt.org>
To: Tamir Israel <tisrael@cippic.ca>
CC: "public-tracking@w3.org protection wg" <public-tracking@w3.org>
I believe the "unset" operation in apached config doesn't change DNT 
from 1 to 0 but instead strips the DNT part of the header out entirely. 
Someone correct me if I'm wrong. best, Joe

On Mon Sep 10 14:02:23 2012, Tamir Israel wrote:
> I'm wondering to what extent we think it is ok for what is essentially
> an intermediary (in this case, server software) to impose default
> responses to DNT signals onto servers?
>
> http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-57508351-93/apache-web-software-overrides-ie10-do-not-track-setting/
>
> Best,
> Tamir
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