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Re: June Change Proposal: Personalization

From: Jonathan Mayer <jmayer@stanford.edu>
Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2013 05:45:21 -0700
To: Justin Brookman <jbrookman@cdt.org>
Cc: "public-tracking@w3.org Group WG" <public-tracking@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CFFE63269F3147C1A8F3FF7F069F9FFF@gmail.com>

On Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 4:35 AM, Justin Brookman wrote:

> This change is unnecessary.  The standard already states that deidentified data is out of scope.

On re-read, it looks like the No Personalization section might only apply to permitted use data.  In which case maybe it's redundant with the No Secondary Uses section?
> This language (or at least concept) has long been stable in the document

I don't believe we ever reached consensus on whether DNT allows privacy-preserving personalization.
> , and we shouldn't be challenging every uncontroversial wording decision at the 11th hour.
> > From: Jonathan Mayer [mailto:jmayer@stanford.edu]
> > To: public-tracking@w3.org Group WG [mailto:public-tracking@w3.org]
> > Sent: Wed, 26 Jun 2013 02:57:02 -0500
> > Subject: June Change Proposal: Personalization
> >  
> > I would propose dropping section 5.1.3 ("No Personalization").  I would be comfortable allowing third parties to personalize a user's web experience… so long as it is done in a privacy-preserving way, with rigorously de-identified data.  
> >  
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