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Re: [ambient-light] Security and Privacy considerations for ALS

From: Lukasz Olejnik via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 20 Apr 2017 19:29:39 +0000
To: public-device-apis-log@w3.org
Message-ID: <issue_comment.created-295871101-1492716578-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
We might include some additional information

> Cross-origin information flows. Ambient Light Sensor may be used to indirectly access information displayed on a device. In some cases this may allow information flows across origins or contexts, leaking sensitive data. 

Probably reconsider making the sensor subject to permissions?

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