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Re: [deviceorientation] Add API for requesting permission to receive device motion / orientation events (#57)

From: Chris Dumez via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2018 17:51:56 +0000
To: public-device-apis-log@w3.org
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This would not be acceptable on WebKit-side. Limiting sampling rate for those events would mitigate fingerprinting but not some of the other privacy issues (e.g. The site can tell if the user is standing or laying in bed).

We'd require a user gesture / permission for any of those events. We could also disable API altogether as @annevk mentioned.

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