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Re: Proposed definition of 1st parties

From: Jeffrey Chester <jeff@democraticmedia.org>
Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2011 13:48:05 -0400
Cc: public-tracking@w3.org
Message-id: <6A19D310-B459-4667-BB8A-E186D3BA4D25@democraticmedia.org>
To: Matthias Schunter <mts@zurich.ibm.com>
Apologies for entering the conversation late, and for being uninformed about the original definition.

Given that today most major first party sites have contracts with third parties--including data providers--so they can incorporate outside profiling data on their users for internal targeting (and also perhaps sell it on exchanges and through other brokers) shouldn't users be assured [via the definition] that no exchange of data is occurring between the first and third parties?




On Oct 26, 2011, at 1:25 PM, Matthias Schunter wrote:

> Hi Folks,
> 
> 
> enclosed is the proposal on a definition of 1st parties as indicated
> on the call.
> 
> An assumption is that FIRST PARTIES and AFFILIATES will later need to
> satisfy relaxed requirements compared to THIRD PARTIES.
> 
> The goals of the def are:
> - Not to fix the mechanisms.
> - To put the burden of proof/implementation/mechanism/design
>   on the parties that want to fall under the exemptions.
> 
> 
> Regards,
> matthias
> 
> 
> A FIRST PARTY MUST be able to reliably determine that
> - The user has explicitly visited a web-site of this party
> - That the user has consciously and willingly interacted with it
> 
> An AFFILIATE MUST be able to reliably determine
> [criteria defined elsewhere: suggestions were
>   - co-branding
>   - co-ownership
>   - same origin...]
> 
> All other parties SHOULD be considered THIRD PARTY.
> 
> 
> -- 
> Dr. Matthias Schunter, MBA
> IBM Research - Zurich, Switzerland
> Ph. +41 (44) 724-8329,  schunter(at)acm.org
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