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Re: AT&T birdware shows adoption problems...

From: Lorrie Cranor <lorrie@research.att.com>
Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2002 08:34:45 -0500
Message-ID: <014301c1b0a5$5fcac060$3e06cf87@research.att.com>
To: "David Wall" <dwall@Yozons.com>, <www-p3p-policy@w3.org>
Actually, the first section of the policy summary for
the red bird is the list of conflict items. In the case
of the W3C site and the medium setting, I think you'll
see there is only one conflict.

Also note that the Privacy Bird does not have
a default setting. When you installed it you had to
select either high, medium, or low. After you install
it there are many more options.


----- Original Message -----
From: "David Wall" <dwall@Yozons.com>
To: "Lorrie Cranor" <lorrie@research.att.com>; <www-p3p-policy@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, February 07, 2002 11:11 PM
Subject: Re: AT&T birdware shows adoption problems...

> > Try clicking on the bird and selecting the policy summary to
> > find out what this means. And feel free to adjust the settings
> > to something that makes more sense to you.
> Well, what would be nice is if the policy summary didn't show the entire
> summary, but just the items that were in conflict and which of my
> caused the conflict.  It's hard to tell what in the privacy policy is
> actually showing the conflict with the settings I've chosen.
> Any my other point, lame as it might be, is that if a site like the w3c's
> p3p page cannot even pass 'medium' (the default) privacy, what does this
> mean to an end user?  After all, it's not clear how that page has anything
> to do with intruding into my privacy.  It cannot identify me whatsoever.
> What would be of concern at the w3c that it should be flagged as RED?
> David
Received on Friday, 8 February 2002 08:36:36 UTC

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