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ACTION-501: Geolocation access control on a per site basis

From: Noah Mendelsohn <nrm@arcanedomain.com>
Date: Tue, 10 May 2011 20:43:06 -0400
Message-ID: <4DC9DB9A.2050805@arcanedomain.com>
To: mdw@w3.org
CC: "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>

That TAG has been doing some work on privacy and Web API "minimization". 
Some months ago I took a TAG action to find out whether the Geolocation 
working group ever decided to adopt some means of controlling access to 
location information on a per-application or per-site basis, and if so what.

I do see your "4.1 Privacy considerations for implementors of the 
Geolocation API" [1]. Is there anything else that we should be aware of, 
whether in the specs or being debated for the future? Thank you very much.

BTW: www-tag is a public mailing list, and you are welcome to relay this 
note, or a link to it, to members of the Geolocation WG if you think they 
would be interested. Thank you very much


[1] http://dev.w3.org/geo/api/spec-source.html#privacy_for_uas

P.S. Tracker, this relates to TAG ACTION-501
Received on Wednesday, 11 May 2011 00:43:31 UTC

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