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Re: action-231, issue-153 requirements on other software that sets DNT headers

From: Justin Brookman <jbrookman@cdt.org>
Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2012 21:51:48 -0400
Message-ID: <3ee5e775-ebb8-4946-ba42-dde8ca7235f9@blur>
To: public-tracking@w3.org
Ah, thanks Mike, I was wondering why that hadn't gotten more attention!   
Regardless, I think Wired *could* do that if it wanted (and just to IE10  
because it doesn't like its set up flow), even if I wouldn't like it.

Sent via mobile, please excuse curtness and typos

-----Original message-----
From: Mike Zaneis <mike@iab.net>
To: Tamir Israel <tisrael@cippic.ca>
Cc: Justin Brookman <jbrookman@cdt.org>, "public-tracking@w3.org"  
Sent: Thu, Aug 23, 2012 01:37:28 GMT+00:00
Subject: Re: action-231, issue-153 requirements on other software that sets   
  DNT  headers

I don't think that WIRED story is accurate, but I could be wrong. John  
Battelle (an IAB Board Member) recently wrote a blog piece and included a  
mock up of such a publisher exclusion, but upon visits to the WIRED site IAB  
has not encountered such a pop up. I think this is a theoretical exercise,  
which is fun and informative, but not how we should be creating global  

Mike Zaneis
SVP & General Counsel, IAB
(202) 253-1466

On Aug 22, 2012, at 9:27 PM, "Tamir Israel" <tisrael@cippic.ca> wrote:

> Presumably, Wired intends to treat DNT-1 users from other browsers the  
same? Or is this an IE10 specific policy. Does anyone know? Should it  
> On 8/22/2012 8:57 PM, Justin Brookman wrote:
>> I saw a news story recently that Wired is already doing this for just  
IE10 users --- grant permission to track, or we'll just serve you snippets.   
They don't claim that IE10 isn't compliant---rather they presume the  
validity of the signal---they just say "here are your choices."
Received on Thursday, 23 August 2012 01:52:00 UTC

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