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Re: DNT: Agenda for April 10 call

From: Alan Chapell <achapell@chapellassociates.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2013 09:04:15 -0400
To: Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>, <public-tracking@w3.org>
CC: Sid Stamm <sid@mozilla.com>, David Singer <singer@apple.com>, Adrian Bateman <adrianba@microsoft.com>, Justin Brookman <justin@cdt.org>
Message-ID: <CD91728C.2EE38%achapell@chapellassociates.com>
Rigo - 


I don't have any issue with bundling conceptually -- so long as the UA is
able to meet the guidelines to ensure that the User is making an informed
choice in line with general principles of privacy.

Alan

On 4/13/13 5:24 PM, "Rigo Wenning" <rigo@w3.org> wrote:

>Sid, 
>
>your vision really sounds good to me. And I agree that DNT is a tool in
>the box, not more. I agree that browsers could use that tool in various
>ways. Bundling the tool with other tools is clearly where browsers
>compete. So I don't think the TPE or TCS should prohibit or preclude or
>require other things.
>
>I would hope though, that the UI for switching that mode allows for
>simple, comprehensive and natural choices and makes it as easy to turn
>DNT:1 on as it is to turn DNT:0 on.
>
> --Rigo
>
>On Thursday 11 April 2013 07:42:24 Sid Stamm wrote:
>> But at the same time, there's lots of related privacy features that
>> can be combined into one user experience; I can imagine a "tracking
>> protection" mode or something that enables DNT but also does some
>> other stuff with web cookies, cache, etc.  I think this should be
>> allowed, even though in this case DNT enablement is part of the
>> "meta-feature".
>> 
>> On the other hand, I can also imagine a personalization mode that,
>> when enabled, turns on DNT:0, logs them into a social API endpoint,
>> and starts mashing up data for a more personal web experience.  In
>> this case, DNT is not central to the personalization mode, but
>> clearly helpful and should not be prohibited even though it's not the
>> complete story for this mode.
>
>
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