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Re: [deviceorientation] Move fingerprintable APIs behind permissions (#85)

From: pes via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 16:16:15 +0000
To: public-geolocation@w3.org
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@reillyeon I have heard back from the researchers, and they said they will not have time to do this analysis, though they expect it would be possible.

Given that they've already done the difficult work of documenting the issue, and believe it would be possible to prevent the attack through sensor accuracy reductions, I'd like to ask the WG to reach out to a domain expert and / or statistician to figure out how much accuracy reduction / limiting would be needed to address the problem, and to come up with a proposal to address the problem through accuracy reduction.

I will also ask in the next PING meeting and see if anyone there has expertise they can share too

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