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Re: Proposed text for privacy requirements

From: Paddy Byers <paddy.byers@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 4 Mar 2010 13:10:05 +0000
Message-ID: <59db1b5a1003040510q1ea7dea0t76b61465c73ff3fa@mail.gmail.com>
To: Alissa Cooper <acooper@cdt.org>
Cc: "SULLIVAN, BRYAN L (ATTCINW)" <BS3131@att.com>, Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>, Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>, Frederick Hirsch <frederick.hirsch@nokia.com>, W3C Device APIs and Policy WG <public-device-apis@w3.org>

 Just to reiterate what I said on the call yesterday: there are apps and
> sites with good, user-protective policies, and there are apps and sites with
> not-so-good policies. For privacy at least, apps with good policies disclose
> those policies somewhere (usually in a human-readable privacy policy), and
> some apps with not-so-good policies disclose them as well, although many do
> not. Giving appss/sites a place to communicate the most salient points from
> their policies could incentivize more good policies and create transparency
> about what the policies are (since most people do not read or understand
> privacy policies as they are today).

You're thinking of something like the Creative Commons "license deed" (for
example [0]) ?

Thanks - Paddy

[0]: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
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