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Re: ACTION-501: Geolocation access control on a per site basis

From: Noah Mendelsohn <nrm@arcanedomain.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Aug 2011 17:39:23 -0400
Message-ID: <4E52CC8B.1090907@arcanedomain.com>
To: mdw@w3.org
CC: "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>
Matt: trying to sort out my overdue TAG actions, I don't think I ever heard 
back from you on this. We'll be having a F2F mid-Sept, and while this isn't 
super-urgent, I'd appreciate any information you happen to have easily 
available. Many thanks.


On 5/10/2011 8:43 PM, Noah Mendelsohn wrote:
> Matt,
> That TAG has been doing some work on privacy and Web API "minimization".
> Some months ago I took a TAG action to find out whether the Geolocation
> working group ever decided to adopt some means of controlling access to
> location information on a per-application or per-site basis, and if so what.
> I do see your "4.1 Privacy considerations for implementors of the
> Geolocation API" [1]. Is there anything else that we should be aware of,
> whether in the specs or being debated for the future? Thank you very much.
> BTW: www-tag is a public mailing list, and you are welcome to relay this
> note, or a link to it, to members of the Geolocation WG if you think they
> would be interested. Thank you very much
> Noah
> [1] http://dev.w3.org/geo/api/spec-source.html#privacy_for_uas
> P.S. Tracker, this relates to TAG ACTION-501
Received on Monday, 22 August 2011 21:39:52 UTC

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