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Re: [webrtc-pc] Permission API for receive-only media and data use cases (#2175)

From: Jan-Ivar Bruaroey via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2019 02:07:03 +0000
To: public-webrtc-logs@w3.org
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> That would further entice developers in calling getUserMedia when they do not have host candidates (for good or bad reasons) since this will be a one-time call.

It's already a one-time-call in Chrome today, so I think they're sufficiently enticed. 😉

By exposing it, users can at least see what is happening, and even revoke it with the **X**

> Ideally, we would be able to identify legit uses of RTCPeerConnection.

Not possible I think. We'll just end up boosting our successful connection numbers.

> Or we would identify cases where leaking the host candidate is not a privacy issue.

That's `getUserMedia`. Once gUM is granted, its fingerprint surface dwarfs 192.168.1.x.

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