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Re: [From-Origin] on "privacy leakage"

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Sun, 18 Dec 2011 20:27:08 +0100
To: public-webapps@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.v6o9nim564w2qv@annevk-macbookpro.local>
On Tue, 04 Oct 2011 22:41:58 +0200, Karl Dubost <karld@opera.com> wrote:
> in http://www.w3.org/TR/from-origin/#introduction
> Suggestion for rewriting privacy leakage:
>     Privacy leakage — Web sites often provide services
>     depending on third party Web sites (such as social
>     network sign-in for commenting). These systems are
>     storing credentials using cookies. It makes it
>     possible to trigger the download of certain
>     resources from the 1st party Web site. With this
>     mechanism, the third party Web sites can gain
>     knowledge on which first party Web site the visitor
>     is signed on.

I tweaked the wording somewhat. I think your suggestion is less clear than  
what we have now.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Sunday, 18 December 2011 19:27:47 UTC

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