Re: Action-231, issue-153 requirements on other software that sets DNT headers

Hi Peter  This was raised on last week's call. I was asked to come up with
language for the TPE, not the compliance doc.



From:  Peter Swire <peter@peterswire.net>
Date:  Monday, June 10, 2013 9:26 AM
To:  Alan Chapell <achapell@chapellassociates.com>, "public-tracking@w3.org"
<public-tracking@w3.org>
Subject:  Re: Action-231, issue-153 requirements on other software that sets
DNT  headers
Resent-From:  <public-tracking@w3.org>
Resent-Date:  Mon, 10 Jun 2013 13:27:25 +0000

> Alan:
> 
> Thank you for sending.
> 
> As a process matter, I think it makes sense to consider this and other text
> proposals as proposed amendments to the June Draft.
> 
> Peter
> 
> 
> Prof. Peter P. Swire
> C. William O'Neill Professor of Law
> Ohio State University
> 240.994.4142
> www.peterswire.net
> 
> Beginning August 2013:
> Nancy J. and Lawrence P. Huang Professor
> Law and Ethics Program
> Scheller College of Business
> Georgia Institute of Technology
> 
> 
> From:  Alan Chapell <achapell@chapellassociates.com>
> Date:  Monday, June 10, 2013 9:22 AM
> To:  "public-tracking@w3.org" <public-tracking@w3.org>
> Subject:  Action-231, issue-153 requirements on other software that sets DNT
> headers
> Resent-From:  <public-tracking@w3.org>
> Resent-Date:  Monday, June 10, 2013 9:23 AM
> 
> Here is my suggestion for language pursuant to Action 231.
> 
> A user agent MUST have a default tracking preference of unset (DNT is not
> enabled; no tracking preference signal is sent). A user agent extension or
> add-on must not alter the user's tracking preference setting unless it
> complies with Section 5 of this document (User Preferences). Software outside
> of the user agent that causes a DNT header to be sent (or modifies existing
> headers) MUST NOT do so without following the requirements of this section;
> such software also MUST ensure the expressed preference reflects the
> individual user's intent.
> 
> Alan
> 
> 

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