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Sponsors of the Tracking Protection Working Group

From: Jeff Jaffe <jeff@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2013 08:52:36 -0400
Message-ID: <520E2094.5060208@w3.org>
To: Jeffrey Chester <jeff@democraticmedia.org>
CC: public-tracking@w3.org

In response to an open request to our membership, seven companies 
stepped forward to Sponsor this activity in 2013.  They are Apple, 
Disney, Facebook, Intel, Microsoft, Mozilla, and Yahoo! (in alphabetical 
order).  W3C appreciates the generosity of these companies.  As we have 
explained in our open request to our membership, this helps defray the 
personnel, travel, and other expenses associated with supporting this 
Working Group.


On 8/1/2013 11:50 AM, Jeffrey Chester wrote:
> Dear Mr. Jaffe:
> I wish Thomas well.  But he and the WC3 never publicly replied to my 
> repeated requests to disclose the names of the eight or so WC3 members 
> which contributed to the funding of Peter Swire and perhaps other 
> related WG expenses.
> It would be helpful for transparency purposes to make this public now, 
> including what was given, by whom and for what.  It would also be 
> important to know if Google was one of the companies involved.
> Many thanks,
> Jeff
> Jeffrey Chester
> Center for Digital Democracy
> 1621 Connecticut Ave, NW, Suite 550
> Washington, DC 20009
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