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User agent vs. computer?

From: John Simpson <john@consumerwatchdog.org>
Date: Wed, 3 Jul 2013 16:21:12 -0700
Message-Id: <DFC87F34-2D25-4E11-9870-7A3D63E1F2B4@consumerwatchdog.org>
Cc: "public-tracking@w3.org List" <public-tracking@w3.org>
To: Marc Groman <mgroman@networkadvertising.org>, Shane Wiley <wileys@yahoo-inc.com>, Jack Hobaugh <jack@networkadvertising.org>, Mike Zaneis <mike@iab.net>
Colleagues,

In a number of places in the "DAA" proposal the term "user agent" that was used in the June draft has been changed to "computer."  Can you please explain the significance of this?

Doe this mean that browser "finger printing" would be allowed under the DAA proposal?

Regards,
John
Received on Wednesday, 3 July 2013 23:21:42 UTC

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