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Security Review Request for CSS Text Level 3 [css-text-3]

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 7 Oct 2020 01:49:51 -0400
To: public-web-security@w3.org
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
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The CSSWG requests formal review of the CSS Text Module Level 3:

The Privacy and Security Considerations section is here:

Please raise any issues in the csswg GitHub repo:
and let us know when you have completed your review!

= Self-Review Questionnaire: Security and Privacy =

2.1 What information might this feature expose to Web sites or other parties, 
and for what purposes is that exposure necessary?

In order to support correct typography, this specification relies on 
language-specific hyphenation dictionaries and line-breaking dictionaries. As 
these can vary across browser and browser version, they contribute to 
fingerprinting. They are nonetheless necessary to display various languages 

2.2 Is this specification exposing the minimum amount of information necessary 
to power the feature?


2.3 How does this specification deal with personal information or 
personally-identifiable information or information derived thereof?

Not applicable

2.4 How does this specification deal with sensitive information?

Not applicable

2.5 Does this specification introduce new state for an origin that persists 
across browsing sessions?


2.6 What information from the underlying platform, e.g. configuration data, is 
exposed by this specification to an origin?

Same asnwer as 2.1.

2.7 Does this specification allow an origin access to sensors on a user’s device


2.8 What data does this specification expose to an origin? Please also 
document what data is identical to data exposed by other features, in the same 
or different contexts.


2.9 Does this specification enable new script execution/loading mechanisms?


2.10 Does this specification allow an origin to access other devices?


2.11 Does this specification allow an origin some measure of control over a 
user agent’s native UI?


2.12 What temporary identifiers might this this specification create or expose 
to the web?


2.13 How does this specification distinguish between behavior in first-party 
and third-party contexts?

Not applicable

2.14 How does this specification work in the context of a user agent’s Private 
Browsing or "incognito" mode?

No difference

2.15 Does this specification have a "Security Considerations" and "Privacy 
Considerations" section?

Yes https://drafts.csswg.org/css-text-3/#priv-sec

2.16 Does this specification allow downgrading default security characteristics?


2.17 What should this questionnaire have asked?

Nothing springs to mind.

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