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Re: action-307, issue-119, absolutely not tracking

From: Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 07 Nov 2012 18:49:26 +0100
To: public-tracking@w3.org
Cc: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Message-ID: <17797890.gBf22c132o@bluebunny>

should we link this to Ian Fette's suggestion for 6 weeks retention? 
This would be linked to Action-266. I think we are solving the same issue 


On Wednesday 07 November 2012 18:35:13 David Singer wrote:
> (The issue asks for normative text, the action for non-normative, this is
> non-normative).  We need to tell sites that basically are not in the
> tracking business what they need to do…
> There are circumstances in which sites will appear in as third parties in a
> transaction, but those sites perform little or no tracking. Such sites
> might include those providing libraries of resources, such as scripts,
> style-sheets, or images, or sites providing content intended to be 'mashed
> up' into other sites. Unfortunately, it is not possible to distinguish,
> among the sites that do not implement Do Not Track, those that track but do
> not (yet) implement DNT, and sites that do not track.
> For this reason, it is recommended that these non-tracking sites implement a
> static well-known resource and/or a static DNT response header, indicating
> their status. The recommended status is '3' (fully third-party compliant,
> with no qualifiers and no permissions claimed) or '3s' (third party,
> claiming only the short-term logging permission).  If logging is performed,
> then complying with the requirements for short-term logging may be
> necessary, to be compliant under these specifications.
> David Singer
> Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Wednesday, 7 November 2012 17:49:56 UTC

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