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Re: [sensors] access to orientation without access to linear acceleration? (#399)

From: pes via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 17:03:58 +0000
To: public-device-apis-log@w3.org
Message-ID: <issue_comment.created-555111133-1574096637-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Hi, not sure how I can help here other than:

1) Relative orientation is sensitive data, since it seems very likely that you can fingerprint a device w/ very high fidelity using these values (if im following correctly)
2) In general finer grained permissions are preferable, though not so much so that it has to boil down to a "accept all"
3) The W3C policy is that user needs are strictly more important than implementor and developer needs, so standards must reflect that
4) It would be good if standards were stricter about when folks could ask for permission (e.g. only top frame, after user gesture, etc) so permissions wouldn't need to be the primary access gating mechanism

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