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Re: Ruleset issue review

From: Alissa Cooper <acooper@cdt.org>
Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2011 11:35:07 +0100
Cc: <public-device-apis@w3.org>
Message-Id: <CA038A5C-FDD7-4219-8E66-C97B70025E97@cdt.org>
To: <Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com> <Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com>
Hi Frederick, all,

A few comments inline...

On Aug 19, 2011, at 10:53 PM, <Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com> <Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com> wrote:

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> (2) ISSUE-95, Different regulatory environments
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> This is a service provider concern, not API or browser. Conveying user intent is generic, how the service provider deals with the intents is a choice of the service provider. I suggest we close this issue as not directly relevant to the rulesets proposal.

+1

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> (3) ISSUE-89,  pre-existing relationships
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>> From the issue description:
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> [[
> John Morris suggested that the rulesets that are sent along with the collected data could be considered as overridden if the interaction is made as part of a pre-existing trust relationship between the site and the user. Conversely, the rulesets would only apply for interactions with site where no trust relationship has been established
> ]]
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> Aren't we mixing up "trust" with "user privacy expectations". Even if there is trust it is still useful and important to convey privacy expectations. 
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> Even with a supposed existing relationship, the details of agreements can change, and user understanding may not match what the service provider expects. Thus conveying intents is a reality check, a "privacy quality" approach of sharing user expectations and is still useful and appropriate.
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> I propose we close this issue as being of secondary importance to the primary concern of enabling users to be able to express their privacy preferences, since it is exploring an edge case where the mechanism is still useful.

The Tracking Protection WG is going to have to grapple with this, so DAP might be able to make use of whatever they come up with.

Best,
Alissa

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> A while ago I reviewed the issues related to rulesets listed in the rulesets draft,  see http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-device-apis/2011Jan/0097.html
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> regards, Frederick
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> Frederick Hirsch
> Nokia
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> For tracker, this should complete ACTION-443.
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