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Re: enableHighAccuracy as a privacy feature

From: Matt Womer <mdw@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2010 15:52:52 -0400
Cc: Doug Turner <dougt@dougt.org>, Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>, "Thomson, Martin" <Martin.Thomson@andrew.com>, public-geolocation <public-geolocation@w3.org>
Message-Id: <3AFB7280-C82A-4236-99EC-310D16CA8F5F@w3.org>
To: Aaron Boodman <aa@google.com>
Hi hi,

On Mar 24, 2010, at 2:00 PM, Aaron Boodman wrote:
> If the bad guy is on the wire, couldn't he just change the code to say
> he wanted high accuracy?

Certainly.  Though UAs could use the setting of this bit to in some  
manner relay to the user that this is a high accuracy request, and  
perhaps give the user pause before accepting in the permission phase.

Received on Wednesday, 24 March 2010 19:52:55 UTC

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