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Re: Verizon Wireless ISP-injected tracking info used to reconstruct deleted cookies

From: Chris Palmer <palmer@google.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2015 09:33:03 -0800
Message-ID: <CAOuvq21OmzPn4a9pkmCBzih4YAVmb_r5OOghMyt7oxc7vkY6VQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Noah Mendelsohn <nrm@arcanedomain.com>
Cc: "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>
On Fri, Jan 16, 2015 at 9:10 AM, Noah Mendelsohn <nrm@arcanedomain.com> wrote:

> No, but I think the TAG can play a useful role in documenting which of the
> problems we see "in the wild" the move to HTTPS will "solve", which it won't
> etc. Not everything we do as a community or that the TAG does can be 100%
> effective, but IMO a key role of the TAG is to document tradeoffs, and to
> explain both the strengths and weaknesses of any proposed architectural
> change. In this case, many readers of TAG Findings will be less informed
> than the TAG. I think it will be helpful to clearly say: "This is what we
> can reasonably expect the move to do for HTTPS to do for you; these are some
> of the problems you might naively expect it to solve that it might not."

Yes, that makes sense.
Received on Friday, 16 January 2015 17:33:29 UTC

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