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Re: Comments/Questions on Media Capture Streams – Privacy and Security Considerations

From: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2015 09:31:26 +0900
Message-ID: <CABkgnnV+z5uNtNQ6d7xOwG_xa0DEtxTYtt76vcguaU4+_HJWuw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>
Cc: "public-privacy (W3C mailing list)" <public-privacy@w3.org>, Mathieu Hofman <Mathieu.Hofman@citrix.com>, Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no>, Nick Doty <npdoty@w3.org>, "public-media-capture@w3.org" <public-media-capture@w3.org>
On 29 October 2015 at 09:03, Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org> wrote:
> Persistent permissions on sensitive data would require absolutely secure
> systems. As absolutely secure systems are non-existent, the use of persistent
> permissions is in no way better than building cars with breaks that are too
> weak for the weight of the car. Or using too cheap ignition switches. One can
> just lay back and wait for the accident. Who wants that?

Wait wat?  Are you suggesting that we be held to a higher standard
than even the operating systems we use can meet?
Received on Thursday, 29 October 2015 00:31:56 UTC

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