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Re: [Agenda] 27 June WPWG call

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 27 Jun 2019 08:14:05 -0500
Cc: Adrian Hope-Bailie <adrian@coil.com>, Payments WG <public-payments-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <12F38AED-9D17-4DC8-91B7-9ABEBA11BBC7@w3.org>
To: Marcos Caceres <marcos@marcosc.com>
Hi Marcos,

On Jun 27, 2019, at 12:54 AM, Marcos Caceres <marcos@marcosc.com> wrote:
> .. for instance, it's not necessary to query ~200 data-points from the device to create a fingerprint: instead, asking the browser to give a unique identifier for the purpose of payment that the user controls would achieve the same goal, and prevent brittle fingerprinting... that's privacy preserving, keeps users in control, and should give payment providers the assurance they need to mitigate fraud aspects.  

Do you have any pointers to standards work going on in that space? Or even browser-specific work in that space? Thanks!


Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
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