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Vibration API privacy considerations

From: Chaals McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2016 16:39:31 +0100
To: "W3C Privacy IG" <public-privacy@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.ycxm35qfs7agh9@widsith.local>

the Device API group are considering proposing a revision of the Vibration  
API, and one of the things they propose adding is a section on Security  
and Privacy.

The current proposal is  

The two things identified are that vibration can be picked up with e.g.  
motion sensors in the same device for fingerprinting, and that a vibrating  
device can be physicall observed externally.

Wondering if anyone has further input.


Charles McCathie Nevile - web standards - CTO Office, Yandex
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