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Re: RTCPeerConnection permissions

From: Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no>
Date: Tue, 1 Dec 2015 10:29:19 +0100
To: Matt Cobb <reachcobb@gmail.com>, public-webrtc@w3.org
Message-ID: <565D686F.4050007@alvestrand.no>
On 12/01/2015 12:41 AM, Matt Cobb wrote:
>
> Is there a way to require user consent for the RTCPeerConnections
> method?  I'm looking for something similar to the question users are
> asked when media is acquired - "This application is requesting your
> private local IP address to establish peer communications: allow?"
>

No.

An approach to more fine-grained control of IP address visibility is
outlined here:

https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-shieh-rtcweb-ip-handling-00

For Chrome, there's an extension already out (the "address limiter"),
which is being developed to give the finer grained control mentioned in
the draft.

> Thanks,
>
> Matt
>


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