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

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2012 17:19:01 -0700
Cc: Justin Brookman <jbrookman@cdt.org>, public-tracking@w3.org
Message-Id: <8E32969E-F42B-4D7C-A7F1-2062BBA23C14@gbiv.com>
To: Tamir Israel <tisrael@cippic.ca>
On Aug 23, 2012, at 4:58 PM, Tamir Israel wrote:

> Hi Roy,
> 
> On 8/23/2012 7:46 PM, Roy T. Fielding wrote:
>> 
>> To obtain explicit and informed prior consent, we have to do something
>> out of band that obtains explicit and informed consent.  I don't
>> know exactly what that is, but I am sure it doesn't include giving
>> a pre-selected option in a dialog during initial installation/use
>> of an operating system default UA.
> 
> Is this obligation (that out of band consent mechanisms must reflect explicit and informed user consent) in the TPE?

No, they are out of band mechanisms for the *purpose* of obtaining
explicit and informed prior consent.  If the mechanisms don't work,
that's not our problem to solve [no implied permissions are given
just for trying].

....Roy
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