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CFP: W3C Privacy Workshop 12/13 July

From: Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2010 21:15:28 +0200
To: public-pling@w3.org
Cc: www-p3p-policy@w3.org
Message-Id: <201004272115.28630.rigo@w3.org>
We have just announced the Call for Participation for an upcoming privacy 

From the call for participation:

As the Web advances toward becoming an application development platform that 
addresses needs previously met by native applications, work proceeds on APIs 
to access information that was previously not available to Web developers. The 
broad availability of possibly sensitive data collected through location 
sensors and other facilities in a Web browser is just one example of the broad 
new privacy challenges that the Web faces today.

Security considerations and design choices for sensitive APIs were the topic 
of the December 2008 W3C Workshop on Security for Access to Device APIs for 
the Web (report). Following up to that workshop, the Device API and Policy 
Working Group was chartered.

Earlier approaches to address privacy issues for the Web, especially through 
policy languages, have not seen broad implementation in current-generation Web 

This workshop serves to investigate strategies toward better privacy 
protection on the Web that are effective and lead to benefits in the near 


The workshop will be held in London on 12/13 July, hosted by Vodafone.  
Position papers are due 1 June.  If you have any questions, please don't 
hesitate to contact Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>.



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