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Re: [rtcweb] ICE exposes 'real' local IP to javascript

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Thu, 05 Feb 2015 07:39:51 +0100
To: Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no>
Cc: public-webrtc@w3.org
Message-ID: <op36dahm8g4lf8i47rrlb1mhi4lg3fj3ai@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>
* Harald Alvestrand wrote:
>On 02/03/2015 06:15 PM, Roman Shpount wrote:
>> The thing I was wondering about was, should there be a confirmation
>> dialog when browser tries to setup any type of peer-to-peer
>> connection? We get a confirmation dialog when microphone or camera
>> access is requested. I think setting up a peer-to-peer connection is
>> something that should be controlled by the user on the per web site
>> basis in the similar manner.
>We have discussed this before, and concluded that a confirmation dialog
>makes no more sense than having a confirmation dialog for performing an
>XHR request or opening a Websocket - neither of which requires
>confirmation dialogs today.

Neither of those disclose information not otherwise available to random
web sites, so that is not a valid comparison.
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