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RE: ACTION-253 ISSUE: 119 and ACTION 208 ISSUE-148 Response signal for "not tracking" and definition for DNT:0

From: Rob van Eijk <rob@blaeu.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2012 21:02:21 +0200
To: <public-tracking@w3.org>
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Hi Mike,

I do agree that a rich API, that offers enough granularity and 
functionality, is an important building block because it contributes 
towards a solution for compliance issues in the EU.

Rob

Mike O'Neill schreef op 2012-09-17 18:46:
> The "UK cookie banners" were an attempt to offer user consent (to 
> tracking
> storage) to meet the EU requirements. The DNT exception API (with 
> DNT:0
> returned to websites if users agree) is a potentially superior 
> mechanism
> (because it works with 3rd parties) which was not there when we 
> needed it.
> The API needs to be a bit richer (more information carried e.g. 
> consent
> associated with legal entities not technical domain origins) .Of 
> course it
> is not giving consent to individual storage but the essence of that 
> was to
> give users control over tracking which the exception API could do 
> very well.
>
> It would be good to get a comment from the A29WP on this.
>
> Mike
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rigo Wenning [mailto:rigo@w3.org]
> Sent: 17 September 2012 07:26
> To: Mike Zaneis
> Cc: public-tracking@w3.org; David Singer; Ed Felten; David Wainberg
> Subject: Re: ACTION-253 ISSUE: 119 and ACTION 208 ISSUE-148 Response 
> signal
> for "not tracking" and definition for DNT:0
>
> On Sunday 16 September 2012 23:23:57 Mike Zaneis wrote:
>> Actually, now that the Co-Chair has decided against the need for a
>> DNT: 0 option by browsers, this option is meaningless. we should 
>> stop
>> acting like any W3C standard will truly offer users multiple useful
>> options. What an unfortunate development.
>
> Can you give me a pointer to the decision of the co-chair?
>
> Rigo
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