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Re: Frequency Capping

From: Peter Eckersley <peter.eckersley@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2012 19:57:18 -0700
Message-ID: <CAOYJvnKkV28p9Q4tBZHmBWDva0-1hBb+ZU2TQifuD9F13s5p5Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Chris Mejia <chris.mejia@iab.net>
Cc: Jonathan Mayer <jmayer@stanford.edu>, Tamir Israel <tisrael@cippic.ca>, "Grimmelmann, James" <James.Grimmelmann@nyls.edu>, W3C DNT Working Group Mailing List <public-tracking@w3.org>, Mike Zaneis <mike@iab.net>, Brendan Riordan-Butterworth <Brendan@iab.net>
On 11 July 2012 18:42, Chris Mejia <chris.mejia@iab.net> wrote:

>
> I work with and represent those key advertising industry engineers you're
> calling outó the overwhelming response to the proposed "work arounds" to
> date has been "no, we can't do that" (sorry). Again, performance and scale
> issues abound, not to mention needless conflicts with the fundamentals of
> the advertising business.  Respectfully, the job of any working group that
> wants to regulate another group is to provide real justification for its
> need to regulate, THEN solve for real-world problems. Bring real
> problems; justify them; cite examples; show research/data; support your
> case.  THEN we can start talking and brainstorming solutions.
>

What you are claiming here, I believe, is that (some? all?) advertising
industry engineers do not wish to compromise with privacy and consumer
groups on a meaningful Do Not Track standard.

We have gone to tremendous lengths, and in good faith, to compromise on our
end.  It's disappointing not to see that from the other side.

-- 
Peter
Received on Thursday, 12 July 2012 02:57:46 UTC

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