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

From: thecodingdude via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2018 16:08:32 +0000
To: public-device-apis-log@w3.org
Message-ID: <issue_comment.created-449428607-1545408511-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
You already need permission to use geolocation anyway, for example:

navigator.geolocation.getCurrentPosition(loc => {
console.log(loc)
});

Will show a prompt for access. Websites can already track a visitors IP simply by loading the page (web server logs, for example). An IP address is not considered sensitive/personal information for this reason.


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