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Re: ISSUE-43, ACTION-60: let the user know their options when arriving with Do Not Track

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2012 16:03:26 +0000
Cc: "public-tracking@w3.org \(public-tracking@w3.org\)" <public-tracking@w3.org>
Message-Id: <E2139D24-0206-4055-A0C2-C76128E93067@apple.com>
To: Nicholas Doty <npdoty@w3.org>
On Jan 30, 2012, at 15:43 , Nicholas Doty wrote:

> While I see the logical distinction, I think the messages:
> * "Don't share this interaction with an arbitrary third party"
> and
> * "I may send a Do Not Track preference to one of your third parties"
> are pretty much consistent. 

The first is defined by DNT:1 sent to the 1st party;  the second could be the presence of a DNT header at all, if we don't mind the overloaded semantics. Note that 3rd parties receiving 1st-party-relayed data are still required to ignore/discard it, I think.


David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Monday, 30 January 2012 16:04:03 UTC

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