Re: June Change Proposal: Disregarding a DNT Signal

It is better to transparently notify a user that they are using a
non-compliant UA whose DNT signal will be ignored, than for companies to
decide to not implement DNT.


On Wed, Jun 26, 2013 at 2:54 AM, Jonathan Mayer <> wrote:

>  I would propose we add this text:
> A website MUST NOT disregard a syntactically valid DNT signal.
> Example: A website believes that a DNT: 1 signal originates from a
> noncompliant browser. The website must not disregard the signal.  It may
> request confirmation of the user's preference through an out-of-band
> consent mechanism.

Received on Wednesday, 26 June 2013 11:10:52 UTC