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RE: Long list of sites that use personalization to meet wcag

From: White, Jason J <jjwhite@ets.org>
Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:49:42 +0000
To: Alastair Campbell <acampbell@nomensa.com>, lisa.seeman <lisa.seeman@zoho.com>
CC: "W3c-Wai-Gl-Request@W3. Org" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <BN6PR07MB3457EC7EED3DBDC675015909ABDB0@BN6PR07MB3457.namprd07.prod.outlook.com>


From: Alastair Campbell [mailto:acampbell@nomensa.com]
Sent: Thursday, June 22, 2017 6:00 AM

Customisation which affects colour and text-size are relatively common, but as I outlined before [1] things which alter the layout and navigation are a step up, and I’m interested in current examples of that.
[Jason] I am similarly interested. As has been pointed out to me in more than one discussion of personalization (including conversations in W3C contexts), we also need to be mindful of the associated privacy challenges and the potential for exploitation that they create unless managed appropriately in the personalization architecture.
A set of individual preferences supplied by a user to support personalization doesn’t, strictly speaking, assert anything about a person’s disability; but I’m sure that inferences can often be drawn with a high degree of probability – surely even more so if the preferences are combined with data from other sources.


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