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

From: Zachary King via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 09 Jan 2019 20:53:26 +0000
To: public-device-apis-log@w3.org
Message-ID: <issue_comment.created-452851709-1547067205-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
> Browser-based content and embedded web view content in native applications will cease operation in all of the following use cases:
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>* Games and gaming
>* Navigation
>* Virtual Reality
>* Augmented Reality
>* 360 viewers (videos, panoramas)
>* 3D scanning
>* Gesture recognition
>* Step counters
>* Physical activity monitoring
>* Sleep monitors

How many of these things are implemented as web apps/views? And why would requiring them to ask permission be that big of a deal? There is exactly zero people who should be able to access any of this data without asking for permission, in my opinion. And I honestly couldn't care less how many business models or apps would be affected by having to ask permission. If the app is scared of asking for permission first, I don't want them having my data anyway.

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