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Re: RTCPeerConnection permissions

From: Iñaki Baz Castillo <ibc@aliax.net>
Date: Wed, 2 Dec 2015 00:30:52 +0100
Message-ID: <CALiegf=psV-TCVJGfxTKP419T3iB=C1Na00BR7FGL_CHY-YxCw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Philipp Hancke <fippo@goodadvice.pages.de>
Cc: "public-webrtc@w3.org" <public-webrtc@w3.org>
2015-12-01 17:43 GMT+01:00 Philipp Hancke <fippo@goodadvice.pages.de>:
> For Firefox there are extension hooks described in
> https://hacks.mozilla.org/2015/09/controlling-webrtc-peerconnections-with-an-extension/
>
> I am somewhat sceptical however whether asking user consent is meaningful.

IMHO this should be an "advanced" configuration setting in each
browser under the "Privacy" section in which the user can decide which
network interfaced are exposed to WebRTC.

Otherwise, in most of the cases a computer has a single private IP and
an associated public IP (in the router), so it would make no sense to
prompt the user about it (the IP is also "leaked" in any HTTP
request).


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Iñaki Baz Castillo
<ibc@aliax.net>
Received on Tuesday, 1 December 2015 23:31:41 UTC

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