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RE: [www-p3p-policy] <none>

From: Clifford Lyon <Clifford.Lyon@cnet.com>
Date: Mon, 1 Oct 2001 13:45:54 -0700
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Hi, fyi...

(from: http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/workshop/security/privacy/overview/privacyfaq.asp)

Q: The W3C states that a compact policy header is optional, but cookies do not seem to work without it. Is a compact policy header required?
Answer: Although compact policies are optional for P3P compliance, they are required by Microsoft Internet Explorer to determine the Web site's privacy practices concerning cookies.

Also, Apache supplies a facility for setting additional headers - mod_header.

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If I understand this correctly, IE 6 requires a site to present a compact
policy ... and from what I can tell the only way to do this is with HTTP
headers. So basically in a nutshell, in order to support IE 6 does one
absolutely have to provide the company policy in the headers of all
requests or is there some other way? We only have a handful of
pages on our site so we were going to simply link to the policy.xml
but now it seems that we have to modify our Apache and send the
correct P3P header that way ... can someone shed some light?
Received on Monday, 1 October 2001 16:59:32 UTC

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