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Re: proposed TSV for potential consent

From: Rob van Eijk <rob@blaeu.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2013 10:07:54 +0200
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>
Cc: public-tracking@w3.org
Message-ID: <46b1a1cd4c2c41c361a33c76ed022c1e@xs4all.nl>

Counterproposal: Silence i.e. no text.

OOBC for panel members and the problem of the pixels not being able to 
talk DNT is an innovation problem for audience measurement industry. 
Making the problem go away by not calling it a problem under DNT anymore 
is not acceptable for me and probably more privacy advocates.

Rob

Roy T. Fielding schreef op 2013-04-23 08:03:
> Bah, resend with a fixed subject ...
> 
> I think this is related to ISSUE-195, but really should have been
> raised as a separate issue.
> 
> There was a long discussion about a new tracking status for systems
> that only track by consent but do not actually determine consent
> during request time, originally requested by Alex and more recently
> by Ronan.  Unfortunately, the discussion kept going in the weeds,
> at least partly because people mistook the request as an expansion
> on the existing consent (C) response.
> 
> So, I have written a proposal within the editors' draft as a new
> option with a TSV of P for potential consent.
> 
> ....Roy
> 
> Begin forwarded message:
> 
>> Resent-From: public-tracking-commit@w3.org
>> From: "CVS User rfieldin" <cvsmail@w3.org>
>> Subject: CVS WWW/2011/tracking-protection/drafts
>> Date: April 22, 2013 4:11:49 PM PDT
>> To: public-tracking-commit@w3.org
>> Archived-At: <http://www.w3.org/mid/E1UUPtl-0006gx-Ok@gil.w3.org>
>> 
>> Update of /w3ccvs/WWW/2011/tracking-protection/drafts
>> In directory gil:/tmp/cvs-serv25723/drafts
>> 
>> Modified Files:
>> 	tracking-dnt.html
>> Log Message:
>> ISSUE-195: Add a TSV option for potential consent (P) to address 
>> Ronan's use case
>> 
>> --- 
>> /w3ccvs/WWW/2011/tracking-protection/drafts/tracking-dnt.html	2013/04/22 
>> 21:28:40	1.201
>> +++ 
>> /w3ccvs/WWW/2011/tracking-protection/drafts/tracking-dnt.html	2013/04/22 
>> 23:11:49	1.202
>> @@ -22,7 +22,7 @@
>>      wgPublicList: "public-tracking",
>>      wgPatentURI: "http://www.w3.org/2004/01/pp-impl/49311/status",
>>      issueBase:   
>> "http://www.w3.org/2011/tracking-protection/track/issues/",
>> -      noIDLSectionTitle: true,
>> +      noIDLSectionTitle: true
>>    };
>>  </script>
>>  <link rel="stylesheet" href="additional.css" type="text/css" 
>> media="screen" title="custom formatting for TPWG editors">
>> @@ -544,8 +544,10 @@
>> <dfn>TSV</dfn>    = "1"              ; "1" — first-party
>>       / "3"              ; "3" — third-party
>>       / %x43             ; "C" - consent
>> +       / %x50             ; "P" - potential consent
>>       / %x44             ; "D" - disregarding
>>       / %x4E             ; "N" - none
>> +       / %x50             ; "P" - potential consent
>>       / %x55             ; "U" - updated
>>       / %x58             ; "X" - dynamic
>>       / ( "!" [testv] )  ; "!" - non-compliant
>> @@ -660,6 +662,42 @@
>>          </p>
>>        </section>
>> 
>> +        <section id='TSV-P' class="option">
>> +          <h4>Potential Consent (P)</h4>
>> +          <p>
>> +            A tracking status value of <dfn>P</dfn> means that the 
>> origin
>> +            server does not know, in real-time, whether it has 
>> received prior
>> +            consent for tracking this user, user agent, or device, 
>> but
>> +            promises not to use any <code>DNT:1</code> data until 
>> such consent
>> +            has been determined, and further promises to de-identify 
>> within
>> +            forty-eight hours any <code>DNT:1</code> data received 
>> for which
>> +            such consent has not been received.
>> +          </p>
>> +          <p>
>> +            Since this status value does not itself indicate whether 
>> a
>> +            specific request is tracked, an origin server that sends 
>> a
>> +            <code>P</code> tracking status value MUST provide an
>> +            <code><a>edit</a></code> member in the corresponding 
>> tracking
>> +            status representation that links to a resource for 
>> obtaining
>> +            consent status.
>> +          </p>
>> +          <p>
>> +            The <code>P</code> tracking status value is specifically 
>> meant to
>> +            address audience survey systems for which determining 
>> consent at
>> +            the time of a request is either impractical, due to 
>> legacy systems
>> +            not being able to keep up with Web traffic, or 
>> potentially "gamed"
>> +            by first party sites if they can determine which of 
>> their users
>> +            have consented. It cannot be used for the sake of 
>> personalization
>> +            unless consent is determined at the time of a request, 
>> in which
>> +            case the <code><a>C</a></code> tracking status is 
>> preferred.
>> +          </p>
>> +          <p class="issue" data-number="195" title="Flows and 
>> signals for handling out of band consent">
>> +            <b>[OPEN]</b> The <code><a>P</a></code> tracking status
>> +            value indicates a special case of general data 
>> collection which
>> +            is then trimmed to exclude those without out of band 
>> consent.
>> +          </p>
>> +        </section>
>> +
>>        <section id='TSV-D' class="option">
>>          <h4>Disregarding (D)</h4>
>>          <p>
>> 
>> 
Received on Tuesday, 23 April 2013 08:08:26 UTC

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