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Re: Action 13 - Mandatory Server Response

From: David Wainberg <dwainberg@appnexus.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2011 21:35:36 -0400
Message-ID: <4E939D68.5010008@appnexus.com>
To: Tom Lowenthal <tom@mozilla.com>
CC: "public-tracking@w3.org" <public-tracking@w3.org>
Does this assume we determine in another action/proposal which servers 
will be required to send a response?

On 10/10/11 7:25 PM, Tom Lowenthal wrote:
> Proposal to the W3C Tracking Protection Working Group
> Authored by Thomas Lowenthal, Mozilla
> Associated with [Action
> 13](http://www.w3.org/2011/tracking-protection/track/actions/13)
>
>
> When a server receives a request in which the DNT header is present, any
> response **must** include a header of the form:
>
>> DNT:AB
> where:
> - "A" is the the value of the header that the server received, and
> - "B" is a statement by the server about how it will act, where:
>      -"0" represents "will act as if the DNT signal is not present", and
>      -"1" represents "will act as if the DNT signal is present".
>
> Examples:
> - A client sends a request with "DNT:1". The server knows that this user
> has previously agreed to be tracked in exchange for a delicious scone.
> The server responds with "DNT10", thereby stating that the user has
> requested not to be tracked, but the server will still track this user.
> - A client sends a request with "DNT:1". The server responds with
> "DNT:11", thereby stating that they have received, and will honor the
> user's request not to be tracked.
> - A client sends a request with "DNT:0". The server protects the privacy
> of all users equally, and responds with "DNT:01", thereby stating that
> the server will not track the user.	
>
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