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

From: Tobie Langel via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 20 Apr 2017 20:51:52 +0000
To: public-device-apis-log@w3.org
Message-ID: <issue_comment.created-295907432-1492721511-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
> Probably reconsider making the sensor subject to permissions?

All sensors based on the generic sensors API rely on the permission API by virtue of subclassing the `Sensor` interface, so I think we should be covered.

Relying on the permission API doesn't necessarily imply actually prompting the user for permission, though. And for good reasons. "Dialog box fatigue" is a real concern, and by no means the only solution to mitigate threats.

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