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Re: Mandatory Legal Process (ACTION-57, ISSUE-28)

From: Jonathan Mayer <jmayer@stanford.edu>
Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2012 19:22:28 +0100
Cc: Tom Lowenthal <tom@mozilla.com>, David Singer <singer@apple.com>, "public-tracking@w3.org" <public-tracking@w3.org>
Message-Id: <93853EF6-C22E-453D-98A9-BDD1C83F205D@stanford.edu>
To: Shane Wiley <wileys@yahoo-inc.com>
The text I've proposed addresses web information practices for DNT users.  By all means argue why organizations shouldn't inform their users of compelled disclosure, but I think this text is unambiguously within the working group's scope.

On Jan 25, 2012, at 7:15 PM, Shane Wiley wrote:

> I believe attempts to "add on" to the party responsibilities within legal process "outside of the DNT standard" is outside of scope of the working group.  Instead I would suggest the preamble of each document simply state "this standard is not intended to override local, state, or country law."
> 
> - Shane
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tom Lowenthal [mailto:tom@mozilla.com] 
> Sent: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 7:11 PM
> To: David Singer; public-tracking@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Mandatory Legal Process (ACTION-57, ISSUE-28)
> 
> I don't think we need anything apart from Jonathan's text. I'd argue that for process applied to data collected in a third party capacity, notification is a must; for first party data, a should; and for any breach where you must notify some users, you must notify all users.
> 
> On Wed 25 Jan 2012 06:43:06 PM CET, David Singer wrote:
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>> On Jan 25, 2012, at 16:12 , Jonathan Mayer wrote:
>> 
>>> Proposed text:
>>> 
>>> A party MAY take action contrary to the requirements of this standard if compelled by mandatory legal process.  To the extent allowed by law, the party MUST (SHOULD? MAY? non-normative?) notify affected users.
>> 
>> which means we need a 'legal exception'?
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>> 
>> 
>> David Singer
>> Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
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