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[wake-lock] Privacy consideration about tracking location (#137)

From: Jeffrey Yasskin via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 17:12:20 +0000
To: public-device-apis-log@w3.org
Message-ID: <issues.opened-390324513-1544634738-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
jyasskin has just created a new issue for https://github.com/w3c/wake-lock:

== Privacy consideration about tracking location ==
If an app has the `"system"` lock or higher, it can send network requests to track the user's current IP address, and can probably use `geolocation.watchPosition()` to track the user's physical location directly. Users must consent to this when the wakelock is active.

Please view or discuss this issue at https://github.com/w3c/wake-lock/issues/137 using your GitHub account
Received on Wednesday, 12 December 2018 17:12:21 UTC

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