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Re: [geolocation-api] Restrict to user-activation-received frames (#48)

From: Martin Thomson via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 04:12:52 +0000
To: public-device-apis-log@w3.org
Message-ID: <issue_comment.created-814585971-1617768771-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
We've looked into requiring a click or keypress for this API and we're broadly supportive of adding that requirement.  However, there is a non-trivial amount of bustage associated with doing so and we haven't spent the time necessary to sort out how to deal with that.  There's definitely a lot of annoying spamming going on here - I experienced this with the website of my bank today when looking for a branch - but we don't want to break pages that follow this practice without some sort of plan to manage the transition.

Adding @johannhof who has more context than I.

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