W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-dom@w3.org > October to December 2010

privacy (Re: Agenda: DOM3 Events Telcon, 21 April 2010)

From: David Bolter <david.bolter@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2010 09:36:13 -0400
Message-ID: <4CC1934D.6090602@gmail.com>
To: Olli@pettay.fi
CC: Olli Pettay <Olli.Pettay@helsinki.fi>, Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>, Cynthia Shelly <cyns@exchange.microsoft.com>, Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>, James Craig <jcraig@apple.com>, "Gregory J. Rosmaita" <oedipus@hicom.net>, Olli.Pettay@gmail.com, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, Travis Leithead <Travis.Leithead@microsoft.com>, "www-dom@w3.org" <www-dom@w3.org>
  On 13/10/10 10:58 AM, Olli Pettay wrote:
> On 10/13/2010 04:57 PM, Richard Schwerdtfeger wrote:
>> > (4)
>> > Why the need for ScreenReaderID or MagnifierID?
>> > Yet another way to fingerprint user and/or write
>> > code which might break particular screenreader or magnifier
>> > and cause security problems.
>> >
>>
>> For the discussion we were trying to limit this to device independent
>> events. I have privacy issues around the screen reader and magnifier ids.

Has this topic been discussed? I also have serious concerns about 
privacy here.

Cheers,
David
Received on Friday, 22 October 2010 13:36:50 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Friday, 22 June 2012 06:14:06 GMT