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Re: HTML extension for system idle detection.

From: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2009 12:45:28 +0200
Cc: David Bennett <ddt@google.com>, Frederick Hirsch <frederick.hirsch@nokia.com>, Arve Bersvendsen <arveb@opera.com>, "public-webapps@w3c.org" <public-webapps@w3c.org>
Message-Id: <EE5DD847-E8D0-4930-9D6E-E71F58F1885B@berjon.com>
To: Jeremy Orlow <jorlow@chromium.org>
On Sep 17, 2009, at 23:13 , Jeremy Orlow wrote:
> I think there is some merit to Jonas and Frederick's comments.  We  
> are leaking more information (but not a lot more) about a users  
> habits than we did before.  I haven't responded to them yet because  
> I don't have a good answer.  :-)

I think that the answer is to put the user in control of what  
information can be sent back to a third party. That's why I suggested  
DAP, in essence the problem is similar (if milder) to using the camera  
or accessing the file system.

Robin Berjon - http://berjon.com/
Received on Friday, 18 September 2009 10:46:07 UTC

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