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RE: DISCUSSION: Selective Opt-in (chapter 5 of editors draft) [ISSUE-42, ISSUE-27, ISSUE-46]

From: Shane Wiley <wileys@yahoo-inc.com>
Date: Sat, 15 Oct 2011 23:09:37 -0700
To: Matthias Schunter <mts@zurich.ibm.com>, "public-tracking@w3.org" <public-tracking@w3.org>
Message-ID: <63294A1959410048A33AEE161379C8023D021027E5@SP2-EX07VS02.ds.corp.yahoo.com>
(Issue 46 is related to Issue 81 for DNT responses and granular user control)

It'll be important to record exceptions client side as a Publisher will need some signal on whether to trigger an exception dialogue with a user or not.  

Example Use Case:
1.	User turns on DNT and visits ExamplePublisher1.com
2.	ExamplePublisher1.com does not receive a signal it's on the exceptions list
3.	ExamplePublisher1.com requests exception from user to access content for free
4.	User grants exception to ExamplePublisher1.com (and listed parties <to be discussed separately>)
5.	User views content
6.	User returns to ExamplePublisher1.com a week later
7.	DNT signal is still turned on but ExamplePublisher1.com is sent an exemption flag (or else doesn't send a DNT signal at all)
8.	In either case, it'll be important that ExamplePublisher1.com know to not trigger the exception request for this user/web browser/device

-----Original Message-----
From: public-tracking-request@w3.org [mailto:public-tracking-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Matthias Schunter
Sent: Wednesday, October 12, 2011 2:55 PM
To: public-tracking@w3.org
Subject: DISCUSSION: Selective Opt-in (chapter 5 of editors draft) [ISSUE-42, ISSUE-27, ISSUE-46]

Hi Team,

as agreed in the telco, I'd like to kick-off the discussion on
selective opt-in:
 - ISSUE-43: Sites should be able to let the user know their options
when they arrive with Do Not Track
 - ISSUE-27: How should the "opt back in" mechanism be designed?
 - ISSUE-46: Enable users to do more granular blocking based on
whether the site responds honoring Do Not Track

>From my perspective, the goal of this discussion is to decide on how a
site can explain to a user to opt back in and how this opting-back in
shall be achieved technically/protocol-wise.

Please state your opinions and start a discussion.

Again I urge you to distinguish:
 GOALS: What do we want to achieve
 CRITERIA: How do we want to assess the quality of a solution
 OPTIONS: Different proposals how to achieve the GOALS
   while maximizing certain CRITERIA


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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