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Re: [webrtc-pc] Obtain user consent for one-way media and data use cases (#2012)

From: Lennart Grahl via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 18:11:45 +0000
To: public-webrtc-logs@w3.org
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> Chances are their location is already given fairly accurately by their public IP address that are already exposed by regular web browsing.

Let's assume that person uses a VPN in which case camera permissions have the unintended and very surprising side-effect of being much more than just a fingerprinting surface.
However, I consider the *misuse* of `getUserMedia` to be a separate issue **unless** people generally agree that we should have only one use case neutral permission request to get access to host candidates (mode 1/2). In that case, the use case neutral one should prevail.

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