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Re: ISSUE-5: What is the definition of tracking?

From: Karl Dubost <karld@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2011 22:04:21 -0400
Message-Id: <7B6E0722-C671-4E69-9479-E9A82D64A727@opera.com>
Cc: David Wainberg <dwainberg@appnexus.com>, Sean Harvey <sharvey@google.com>, "public-tracking@w3.org Group WG" <public-tracking@w3.org>
To: Jonathan Mayer <jmayer@stanford.edu>

Le 25 oct. 2011 à 21:17, Jonathan Mayer a écrit :
> Organizational boundaries are a cornerstone of many areas of regulatory law and policy.  They enable market signals, consumer choices, business pressures, and government enforcement for countless product qualities.

I do not understand what you mean here.

>  Organizational boundaries are particularly important for online privacy: organizations have widely varying incentives surrounding user data, and user data is very easy to use and copy.  One of the most effective privacy choices available to a consumer - which turns up in countless privacy regulations in the U.S. and elsewhere - is a limit on which organizations have unfettered access to their data in the first place.

Concrete and practical example?

Karl Dubost - http://dev.opera.com/
Developer Relations & Tools, Opera Software
Received on Wednesday, 26 October 2011 02:05:02 UTC

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