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Re: ISSUE-10 First party definition, ISSUE-60, ACTION-?

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2013 04:16:52 +0100
To: Justin Brookman <justin@cdt.org>
Cc: "public-tracking@w3.org" <public-tracking@w3.org>
Message-ID: <sahti8peu0ra4kjmcv36rrrhmdpavcvigo@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>
* Justin Brookman wrote:
>*In a specific network interaction, if a party can reasonably conclude 
>with high probability that the user intends to communicate with it, that 
>party is a <dfn>first party</dfn>.  In most cases on a traditional web 
>browser, the first party will be the party that owns and operates the 
>domain visible in the address bar.  A first party also includes a party 
>that owns and operates an embedded widget, search box, or similar 
>service with which a user intentionally interacts.  If a user merely 
>mouses over, closes, or mutes such content, that is not sufficient 
>interaction to render the party a first party.*

Could you walk us through an example where the widget case would apply?
I am specifically looking for something like "Load http://example.org,
locate widget X and do Y; even though you never heard about Z, who own
and operate the widget X, information A, B, and C is now available to Z
under first-party rules of the DNT standard, even though the address bar
in your desktop browser does not indicate Z in any way".
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