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Re: Call for Experts: How can a site determine whether it is 1st or 3rd party? [ISSUE-60]

From: Matthias Schunter <mts@zurich.ibm.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2011 15:33:13 +0200
Message-ID: <4E96E899.5050004@zurich.ibm.com>
To: public-tracking@w3.org
Hi Team,

As an experiment, I started a scratchpad at:

Feel free to register yourself and add your thoughts to the scratchpad
and give me feedback on using a scratchpad.


On 10/13/2011 9:55 AM, Matthias Schunter wrote:
> Hi Team,
> during our F2F we agreed that we need a way for a site to determine
> whether it is acting as 1st or 3rd party.
> I'd like to form a sub-team of experts to design proposals how this
> can be achieved and/or identify technical limitations.
> Working Definition (may be refined by the sub-group):
> - 1st party: The site that the user visits directly (e.g. by
>     typing the URL)
> - associated parties: Other sites (with different URLs) that may
>     be exempted. E.g. co-branded sites such as
>       lotus.com that belongings to IBM (and may be run on
>       same or different infrastructure)
> - 3rd parties: All other sites
> Challenge:
> - How can a site tell in what category it is (wrt a request).
> If you are interested to join the group, drop me a line.
> Note that the goal is just to prepare proposals that will then be
> discussed in a larger group.
> Regards,
>  matthias

Dr. Matthias Schunter, MBA
IBM Zurich Research Laboratory,  Ph. +41 (44) 724-8329
Homepage: www.schunter.org, Email: schunter(at)acm.org
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