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Re: June Change Proposal: Definition of Tracking (ISSUE-5)

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Jun 2013 15:49:46 -0700
Cc: "public-tracking@w3.org Group WG" <public-tracking@w3.org>
Message-id: <8BD0F55C-02F6-467F-AC31-B797CB12B211@apple.com>
To: Jonathan Mayer <jmayer@stanford.edu>
Can you tell us what you mean by 'collect' (that distinguishes it from 'retain', and that allows use of in-transaction data for satisfying the transaction)?


On Jun 26, 2013, at 5:57 , Jonathan Mayer <jmayer@stanford.edu> wrote:

> I would propose that we not define "tracking" within the TCS document.
> 
> In the alternative, if the group elects to proceed with a definition, I would propose this small change:
>> Tracking is the collection, retention, or use of data records that are, or can be, associated with a specific user, user agent, or device.
> 
> This definition encompasses collection of information, unlike the June Draft text.
> 

David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Thursday, 27 June 2013 22:50:14 UTC

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