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Re: explicit-explicit exception pairs

From: Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 15 May 2012 12:36:47 +0200
To: public-tracking@w3.org
Cc: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, rob@blaeu.com
Message-ID: <2854516.FEL8GG6FSE@hegel.sophia.w3.org>

I think this is central. But I do not agree with you. I think that sending 
and ACK an DNT signal means data collection for "tracking and 
advertisement". This is the purpose set in the compliance specification. 
High level purposes are not foreign to the system. So I hope we can overcome 
that obstacle. 


On Tuesday 08 May 2012 15:16:56 Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> 2) Sites cannot obtain specific and informed consent with a
>     browser-driven dialog system that has no conception of the
>     purpose for which the data is being collected. Tracking,
>     even if we agree how to define it, is not a purpose.
>     "DNT: 0" does not describe a purpose. Therefore, each site
>     must construct its own consent dialog, with its own unique
>     opt-in for EU participants, to ensure that the permission
>     it has requested is reasonably understood by its audience
>     and sufficiently descriptive of the data collection purpose.
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