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Re: Private User Agent Community Group Proposed

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2012 09:20:57 -0700
Cc: "<public-privacy@w3.org> list)" <public-privacy@w3.org>
Message-id: <6AE2A8C7-68BA-4E0F-9EEA-F121103A08E2@apple.com>
To: Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>
I'd rather see this discussion start in the privacy interest group than Yet Another Community Group, I think.

On Sep 17, 2012, at 7:08 , Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org> wrote:

> FYI, perhaps of interest to some here.
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> Thomas Roessler, W3C  <tlr@w3.org>  (@roessler)
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> Begin forwarded message:
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>> From: Do Not Reply <nobody@w3.org>
>> Subject: Private User Agent Community Group Proposed
>> Date: September 17, 2012 15:57:20 +0200
>> To: public-new-work@w3.org
>> Archived-At: <http://www.w3.org/mid/E1TDbpA-0006HA-5K@tibor.w3.org>
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>> The Private User Agent Community Group has been proposed:
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>> The Private User Agent Community Group is chartered to improve user
>> privacy and user control by designing the User Agent to minimize
>> fingerprinting and to improve the control the user has over information
>> shared over the Web and to improve the security of the User Agent in
>> these regards.  The group seeks to standardize the designs necessary to
>> achieve these goals, to develop extensions designed for privacy to
>> mitigate inevitable losses of functionality, to foster consideration of
>> privacy in the design of other Web standards, and to discuss and develop
>> implementations and test suits.  Mechanisms for expressing user privacy
>> preferences to servers and content provides are outside the scope of
>> this group.
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>> You are invited to support the creation of this group:
>> http://www.w3.org/community/groups/proposed#pua
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>> Once the group has a total of five supporters, W3C launch the group
>> and people can join to begin work.
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>> In order to join the group, you will need a W3C account. To request one:
>> http://www.w3.org/community/account/request
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>> If you believe that there is an issue with this group that requires
>> the attention of the W3C staff, please send us email on
>> site-comments@w3.org.
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>> Thank you,
>> W3C Community Development Team
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David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Monday, 17 September 2012 16:22:09 UTC

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