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Re: [sensors] Investigate using PWA installed status as indication of user intent

From: Tobie Langel via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 07 Sep 2017 11:02:20 +0000
To: public-device-apis-log@w3.org
Message-ID: <issue_comment.created-327767149-1504782130-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
> PWA installation is not itself a mitigation strategy for sensors privacy&security risks

No, but preventing API access unless an app is installed does alleviate concerns around drive-by scenarios. That is, making permission opt-out for PWA and opt-in for non PWA, for example. 

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