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Re: indicating 'private browsing mode' over the net (was Re: Super Cookies in Privacy Browsing mode)

From: Frederick Hirsch <w3c@fjhirsch.com>
Date: Wed, 4 Feb 2015 21:02:49 -0500
Cc: chaals@yandex-team.ru, Robin Wilton <wilton@isoc.org>, Joseph Hall Lorenzo <joe@cdt.org>, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, Wenning Rigo <rigo@w3.org>, "public-privacy mailing list) (W3C" <public-privacy@w3.org>
Message-Id: <9EBD3E4E-23C0-4755-9EF9-508FDB3F6BBB@fjhirsch.com>
To: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
thanks for clarifying - this persona perspective is important.

again, it looks like (social) trust is needed that server will honor user expectation however, similar to DNT.

regards, Frederick

Frederick Hirsch

> On Jan 29, 2015, at 9:43 AM, David Singer <singer@apple.com> wrote:
>> On Jan 29, 2015, at 15:33 , chaals@yandex-team.ru wrote:
>> Basically +1… more inline
> yay, I think you have it and we’re converging.  Yes, the [priest+doctor | server] clearly knows that it’s Chaals under both personae; but as you say, [he it] is being respectful that in one case they are treating your body and the other your soul, and keeps those considerations separate.
> Yes, it’s like encountering your shrink at a party.  He knows it’s you, you know he knows; but he doesn’t expose in this context (the party) what he knows from the other context (the analysis sessions). That is respecting your privacy.
> David Singer
> Manager, Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Thursday, 5 February 2015 02:04:49 UTC

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