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Ownership of content

From: Amitav Mohanty <amitavmohanty01@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2016 01:05:15 +0530
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To: public-privacy@w3.org
Cc: public-digipub@w3.org, css-d@lists.css-discuss.org

I have a proposition about the ownership of content and some use cases
where this can be relevant. I am not very sure whether it should be an HTML
element or a CSS property. I would like your advice on it. Also, I am new
to this and if this is not the correct procedure, please guide me in the
right direction.

Various content in a web page should be allowed to be tagged as one of the
- first party content: typically content that the owner of the web page
created or owns
- second party content: content like comments and other user interactions
where the client(s) created the content
- third party content: typically ads, search bar powered by some search
engine, embedded maps, recommendations, etc fall into this category

The above classification can be used in creating views in browsers: for
example reader view can be made more focused by selecting only first party
content. The user can have better control over whether to allow third part
content or not.

I understand that web sites owners can easily violate this intention by
showing ads in first party content section. So, this more or less operates
in good faith that web sites will tag data appropriately.

Possible implementations:
1. as HTML elements

<first_party>This is my content</first_party>
<second_party>This is a commented by my reader</second_party>

2. as properties

<div party="first">This is my content</div>
<div party="second">This is a commented by my reader</div>

I hope I am not talking complete rubbish. I welcome your feedback.

Thanks and regards,
Received on Sunday, 13 November 2016 06:36:46 UTC

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