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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: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2012 09:57:35 -0700
Cc: "public-tracking@w3.org (public-tracking@w3.org)" <public-tracking@w3.org>
Message-id: <445FCF36-6C7A-4D27-98ED-BCD3A535464F@apple.com>
To: Joseph Lorenzo Hall <joe@cdt.org>

On Sep 17, 2012, at 12:17 , Joseph Lorenzo Hall <joe@cdt.org> wrote:

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> On Mon Sep 17 15:02:41 2012, David Singer wrote:
>>> We still need a definition of DNT:0 for the exception mechanism,
>> 
>> yup.
>> 
>> 'indicates an explicit indication by the user that they have not asked not to be tracked' is the tightest literal meaning, but I hate sentences with that number of negatives.  can anyone do better?
> 
> Perhaps: "indicates an explicit indication by the user that they are willing to be tracked"

probably good enough, and we can avoid the repetition by using a simple 'is'

"is an explicit indication by the user that they are willing to be tracked (by the site receiving the header)"


David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Tuesday, 18 September 2012 16:58:29 UTC

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