Re: Proposal for output device selection

On Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 10:37 PM, Tommi <> wrote:

> On Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 4:15 AM, Robert O'Callahan <>wrote:
Any kind of device enumeration creates privacy issues which a "logical
>> output device" approach simply doesn't have.
> Can you clarify exactly what privacy issues you're thinking of?  There are
> pros and cons on both sides so it's easier to discuss specifics to see if
> things are solvable or not.

Handing over the details of every available audio device to every Web site
the user visits would make a good vector for user tracking and profiling.

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